Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Trinidad and Tobago instead of Italy, you would:

Health

be 3.7 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Italy, 0.3% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2017.

live 8.6 years less


In Italy, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 56.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Italy, 11.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 4.9% as of 2017.

be 33.1% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Italy, 29.9% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Trinidad and Tobago, however, that number is 20.0% as of 2014.

pay a 48.8% lower top tax rate


Italy has a top tax rate of 48.8% as of 2016. In Trinidad and Tobago, the top tax rate is 25.0% as of 2016.

make 18.1% less money


Italy has a GDP per capita of $38,200 as of 2017, while in Trinidad and Tobago, the GDP per capita is $31,300 as of 2017.

Life

have 35.7% more children


In Italy, there are approximately 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, there are 11.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 33.5 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Italy, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Trinidad and Tobago, 67.0 women do as of 2017.

be 6.3 times more likely to die during infancy


In Italy, approximately 3.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, on the other hand, 20.1 children do as of 2020.

Geography

see 95.2% less coastline


Italy has a total of 7,600 km of coastline. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 362 km.

Trinidad and Tobago: At a glance

Trinidad and Tobago is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 5,128 sq km. First colonized by the Spanish, the islands came under British control in the early 19th century. The islands' sugar industry was hurt by the emancipation of the slaves in 1834. Manpower was replaced with the importation of contract laborers from India between 1845 and 1917, which boosted sugar production as well as the cocoa industry. The discovery of oil on Trinidad in 1910 added another important export. Independence was attained in 1962. The country is one of the most prosperous in the Caribbean thanks largely to petroleum and natural gas production and processing. Tourism, mostly in Tobago, is targeted for expansion and is growing. The government is coping with a rise in violent crime.

How big is Trinidad and Tobago compared to Italy? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Italian Revenue Agency, Inland Revenue Division.

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