Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Vanuatu instead of Kazakhstan, you would:

Health

live 2.6 years longer


In Kazakhstan, the average life expectancy is 71 years (66 years for men, 76 years for women). In Vanuatu, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women).

be 20.0% more likely to be obese


In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese. In Vanuatu, that number is 25.2% of people.

Economy

be 66.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Kazakhstan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed. In Vanuatu, that number is 1.7%.

make 89.7% less money


Kazakhstan has a GDP per capita of $26,300, while in Vanuatu, the GDP per capita is $2,700.

Life

be 14.6% less likely to be literate


In Kazakhstan, the literacy rate is 99.8%. In Vanuatu, it is 85.2%.

be 26.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Kazakhstan, approximately 19.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Vanuatu, on the other hand, 14.4 children do.

have 32.6% more children


In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 18.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Vanuatu, there are 24.0 babies per 1,000 people.

be 6.5 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Kazakhstan, approximately 12.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Vanuatu, 78.0 women do.

Basic Needs

be 73.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Kazakhstan, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Vanuatu, 27% of the population do.

be 68.8% less likely to have internet access


In Kazakhstan, approximately 76.8% of the population has internet access. In Vanuatu, about 24.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 83.3% more on education


Kazakhstan spends 3.0% of its total GDP on education. Vanuatu spends 5.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 13.6% more on healthcare


Kazakhstan spends 4.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Vanuatu, that number is 5.0% of GDP.

Vanuatu: At a glance

Vanuatu is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12,189 sq km. Multiple waves of colonizers, each speaking a distinct language, migrated to the New Hebrides in the millennia preceding European exploration in the 18th century. This settlement pattern accounts for the complex linguistic diversity found on the archipelago to this day. The British and French, who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century, agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium, which administered the islands until independence in 1980, when the new name of Vanuatu was adopted.

How big is Vanuatu compared to Kazakhstan? 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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