Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Monaco instead of Libya, you would:

Health

live 12.7 years longer


In Libya, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 78 years for women). In Monaco, that number is 89 years (86 years for men, 94 years for women).

Economy

make 11.6 times more money


Libya has a GDP per capita of $10,000, while in Monaco, the GDP per capita is $115,700.

be 93.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Libya, 30.0% of adults are unemployed. In Monaco, that number is 2.0%.

Life

be 83.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Libya, approximately 10.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Monaco, on the other hand, 1.8 children do.

have 62.3% less children


In Libya, there are approximately 17.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Monaco, there are 6.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 4.7 times more likely to have internet access


In Libya, approximately 20.3% of the population has internet access. In Monaco, about 95.2% do.

be 83.8% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Libya, approximately 54% of people have improved drinking water access. In Monaco, 100% of people do.

Expenditures

spend 14.0% less on healthcare


Libya spends 5.0% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Monaco, that number is 4.3% of GDP.

Geography

see 99.8% less coastline


Libya has a total of 1,770 km of coastline. In Monaco, that number is 4 km.

Monaco: At a glance

Monaco is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2 sq km. The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling GRIMALDI family first seized temporary control in 1297, and again in 1331, but were not able to permanently secure their holding until 1419. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist and recreation center.

How big is Monaco compared to Libya? 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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