Quality of Life Comparison

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If you lived in Bahamas, The instead of Guernsey, you would:

Health

live 10.0 years less


In Guernsey, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Bahamas, The, that number is 73 years (70 years for men, 75 years for women).

Economy

make 40.6% less money


Guernsey has a GDP per capita of $52,500, while in Bahamas, The, the GDP per capita is $31,200.

be 8.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Guernsey, 1.2% of adults are unemployed. In Bahamas, The, that number is 10.0%.

Life

have 56.1% more children


In Guernsey, there are approximately 9.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Bahamas, The, there are 15.3 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.3 times more likely to die during infancy


In Guernsey, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Bahamas, The, on the other hand, 11.3 children do.

Geography

see 70.8 times more coastline


Guernsey has a total of 50 km of coastline. In Bahamas, The, that number is 3,542 km.

Bahamas, The: At a glance

Bahamas, The is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 10,010 sq km. Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism, international banking, and investment management. Because of its location, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

How big is Bahamas, The compared to Guernsey? 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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