Quality of Life Comparison

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

Health

be 2.3 times more likely to be obese


In Iceland, 21.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Niue, that number is 50.0% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 88.9% less money


Iceland has a GDP per capita of $52,200 as of 2017, while in Niue, the GDP per capita is $5,800 as of 2003.

be 4.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Iceland, 2.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Niue, that number is 12.0% as of 2001.

Geography

see 98.7% less coastline


Iceland has a total of 4,970 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 Iceland? 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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