If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Ireland, you would:

Economy

be 40.3% less likely to be unemployed

In Ireland, 6.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

make 40.2% less money

Ireland has a GDP per capita of $73,200 as of 2017, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

Life

be 52.8% more likely to die during infancy

In Ireland, approximately 3.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

Geography

see 89.0% less coastline

Ireland has a total of 1,448 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.
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