Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 16.0 years longer


In Laos, the average life expectancy is 65 years (63 years for men, 67 years for women). In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

make 6.2 times more money


Laos has a GDP per capita of $7,400, while in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the GDP per capita is $46,200.

be 5.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Laos, 1.5% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 8.7%.

Life

be 87.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Laos, approximately 49.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, on the other hand, 6.5 children do.

have 69.9% less children


In Laos, there are approximately 23.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are 7.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 4.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Laos, approximately 18.2% of the population has internet access. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, about 79.5% do.

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 Laos? 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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