Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Tuvalu instead of Gibraltar, you would:

Health

live 12.7 years less


In Gibraltar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Tuvalu, that number is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women).

Economy

make 93.8% less money


Gibraltar has a GDP per capita of $61,700, while in Tuvalu, the GDP per capita is $3,800.

Life

have 69.3% more children


In Gibraltar, there are approximately 14.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Tuvalu, there are 23.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 4.9 times more likely to die during infancy


In Gibraltar, approximately 5.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tuvalu, on the other hand, 29.0 children do.

Basic Needs

be 51.3% less likely to have internet access


In Gibraltar, approximately 94.4% of the population has internet access. In Tuvalu, about 46.0% do.

Geography

see 100.0% more coastline


Gibraltar has a total of 12 km of coastline. In Tuvalu, that number is 24 km.

Tuvalu: At a glance

Tuvalu is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 26 sq km. In 1974, ethnic differences within the British colony of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands caused the Polynesians of the Ellice Islands to vote for separation from the Micronesians of the Gilbert Islands. The following year, the Ellice Islands became the separate British colony of Tuvalu. Independence was granted in 1978. In 2000, Tuvalu negotiated a contract leasing its Internet domain name ".tv" for $50 million in royalties over a 12-year period.

How big is Tuvalu 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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