Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Niue instead of Guyana, you would:

Health

be 2.5 times more likely to be obese


In Guyana, 20.2% of adults are obese. In Niue, that number is 50.0% of people.

Economy

make 29.3% less money


Guyana has a GDP per capita of $8,200, while in Niue, the GDP per capita is $5,800.

Basic Needs

be 2.6 times more likely to have internet access


In Guyana, approximately 35.7% of the population has internet access. In Niue, about 91.6% do.

Expenditures

spend 42.3% more on healthcare


Guyana spends 5.2% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Niue, that number is 7.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 86.1% less coastline


Guyana has a total of 459 km of coastline. In Niue, that number is 64 km.

Niue: At a glance

Niue is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 260 sq km. Niue's remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the adjacent Cook Islands, has caused it to be separately administered by New Zealand. The population of the island continues to drop (from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to an estimated 1,229 in 2013) with substantial emigration to New Zealand 2,400 km to the southwest.

How big is Niue compared to Guyana? 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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