Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Tonga instead of Liechtenstein, you would:

Health

live 5.5 years less


In Liechtenstein, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Tonga, that number is 76 years (75 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

be 54.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Liechtenstein, 2.4% of adults are unemployed. In Tonga, that number is 1.1%.

make 96.0% less money


Liechtenstein has a GDP per capita of $139,100, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,600.

Life

have 2.1 times more children


In Liechtenstein, there are approximately 10.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Tonga, there are 22.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.7 times more likely to die during infancy


In Liechtenstein, approximately 4.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tonga, on the other hand, 11.3 children do.

Basic Needs

be 59.2% less likely to have internet access


In Liechtenstein, approximately 98.1% of the population has internet access. In Tonga, about 40.0% do.

Tonga: At a glance

Tonga is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 717 sq km. Tonga - unique among Pacific nations - never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of "The Friendly Islands" were united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. Tonga became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900; it withdrew from the protectorate and joined the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970. Tonga remains the only monarchy in the Pacific.

How big is Tonga compared to Liechtenstein? 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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