Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Aruba instead of Lithuania, you would:

Health

live 1.9 years longer


In Lithuania, the average life expectancy is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women). In Aruba, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

make 21.7% less money


Lithuania has a GDP per capita of $32,300, while in Aruba, the GDP per capita is $25,300.

spend 3.9 times more on taxes


Lithuania has a top tax rate of 15.0%. In Aruba, the top tax rate is 59.0%.

Life

have 25.3% more children


In Lithuania, there are approximately 9.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Aruba, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.8 times more likely to die during infancy


In Lithuania, approximately 3.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Aruba, on the other hand, 10.7 children do.

Basic Needs

be 25.7% more likely to have internet access


In Lithuania, approximately 74.4% of the population has internet access. In Aruba, about 93.5% do.

Expenditures

spend 44.4% more on education


Lithuania spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education. Aruba spends 6.5% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 23.9% less coastline


Lithuania has a total of 90 km of coastline. In Aruba, that number is 68 km.

Aruba: At a glance

Aruba is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 180 sq km. Discovered and claimed for Spain in 1499, Aruba was acquired by the Dutch in 1636. The island's economy has been dominated by three main industries. A 19th century gold rush was followed by prosperity brought on by the opening in 1924 of an oil refinery. The last decades of the 20th century saw a boom in the tourism industry. Aruba seceded from the Netherlands Antilles in 1986 and became a separate, autonomous member of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Movement toward full independence was halted at Aruba's request in 1990.

How big is Aruba compared to Lithuania? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Inspectorate, Ministerio di Finansas, Comunicacion, Utilidad y Energia.

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