Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Kitts and Nevis instead of Malta, you would:

Health

be 20.8% less likely to be obese


In Malta, 28.9% of adults are obese. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 22.9% of people.

live 4.6 years less


In Malta, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women). In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 36.2% less money


Malta has a GDP per capita of $42,000, while in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the GDP per capita is $26,800.

Life

have 30.7% more children


In Malta, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, there are 13.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.4 times more likely to die during infancy


In Malta, approximately 3.5 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, on the other hand, 8.4 children do.

Expenditures

spend 61.1% less on education


Malta spends 7.2% of its total GDP on education. Saint Kitts and Nevis spends 2.8% of total GDP on education.

spend 47.4% less on healthcare


Malta spends 9.7% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 5.1% of GDP.

Geography

see 31.4% less coastline


Malta has a total of 197 km of coastline. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 135 km.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: At a glance

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 261 sq km. Carib Indians occupied the islands of the West Indies for hundreds of years before the British began settlement in 1623. In 1967, the island territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla became an associated state of the UK with full internal autonomy. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. The remaining islands achieved independence in 1983 as Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 1998, a vote in Nevis on a referendum to separate from Saint Kitts fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. Nevis continues in its efforts to separate from Saint Kitts.

How big is Saint Kitts and Nevis compared to Malta? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Saint Kitts and Nevis. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this