Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Pierre and Miquelon instead of Japan, you would:

Health

live 4.7 years less


In Japan, the average life expectancy is 85 years (82 years for men, 89 years for women). In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

be 3.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Japan, 2.9% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 8.7%.

Life

be 3.2 times more likely to die during infancy


In Japan, approximately 2.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, on the other hand, 6.5 children do.

Basic Needs

be 13.6% less likely to have internet access


In Japan, approximately 92.0% of the population has internet access. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, about 79.5% do.

Geography

see 99.6% less coastline


Japan has a total of 29,751 km of coastline. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 120 km.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: At a glance

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 242 sq km. First settled by the French in the early 17th century, the islands represent the sole remaining vestige of France's once vast North American possessions.

How big is Saint Pierre and Miquelon 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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