Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines instead of Gibraltar, you would:

Health

live 4.1 years less


In Gibraltar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 81.4% less money


Gibraltar has a GDP per capita of $61,700, while in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the GDP per capita is $11,500.

be 18.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Gibraltar, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 18.8%.

Life

be 2.0 times more likely to die during infancy


In Gibraltar, approximately 5.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on the other hand, 12.0 children do.

Basic Needs

be 45.1% less likely to have internet access


In Gibraltar, approximately 94.4% of the population has internet access. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, about 51.8% do.

Geography

see 7.0 times more coastline


Gibraltar has a total of 12 km of coastline. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 84 km.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: At a glance

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 389 sq km. Resistance by native Caribs prevented colonization on Saint Vincent until 1719. Disputed between France and the United Kingdom for most of the 18th century, the island was ceded to the latter in 1783. Between 1960 and 1962, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was a separate administrative unit of the Federation of the West Indies. Autonomy was granted in 1969 and independence in 1979.

How big is Saint Vincent and the Grenadines compared to Gibraltar? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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