Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha instead of Japan, you would:

Health

live 6.0 years less


In Japan, the average life expectancy is 86 years (83 years for men, 90 years for women) as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 4.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Japan, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, that number is 14.0% as of 1998.

Life

have 28.8% more children


In Japan, there are approximately 7.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 6.3 times more likely to die during infancy


In Japan, approximately 1.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, on the other hand, 12.0 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 72.7% less likely to have internet access


In Japan, approximately 84.6% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, about 23.1% do as of 2016.

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha: At a glance

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 122 sq km. Saint Helena is a British Overseas Territory consisting of Saint Helena and Ascension Islands, and the island group of Tristan da Cunha.

How big is Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha compared to Japan? 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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