If you lived in Holy See (Vatican City) instead of Kenya, you would:

Basic Needs

be 17.6% more likely to have access to electricity

In Kenya, approximately 85% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In Holy See (Vatican City), 100% of the population do as of 2020.

be 40.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Kenya, approximately 71% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2020. In Holy See (Vatican City), 100% of people do as of 2017.

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

Holy See (Vatican City): At a glance

Holy See (Vatican City) is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 0 sq km. Popes in their secular role ruled portions of the Italian peninsula for more than a thousand years until the mid 19th century, when many of the Papal States were seized by the newly united Kingdom of Italy. In 1870, the pope's holdings were further circumscribed when Rome itself was annexed. Disputes between a series of "prisoner" popes and Italy were resolved in 1929 by three Lateran Treaties, which established the independent state of Vatican City and granted Roman Catholicism special status in Italy. In 1984, a concordat between the Holy See and Italy modified certain of the earlier treaty provisions, including the primacy of Roman Catholicism as the Italian state religion. Present concerns of the Holy See include religious freedom, threats against minority Christian communities in Africa and the Middle East, sexual misconduct by clergy, international development, interreligious dialogue and reconciliation, and the application of church doctrine in an era of rapid change and globalization. About 1.2 billion people worldwide profess Catholicism - the world's largest Christian faith.
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