Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Bahamas instead of Mexico, you would:
live 3.8 years longer
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022. In Bahamas, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022.
be 3.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Mexico, 0.4% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Bahamas, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2020.
make 72.1% more money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2020, while in Bahamas, the GDP per capita is $30,800 as of 2020.
be 77.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mexico, 41.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Bahamas, however, that number is 9.3% as of 2010.
be 2.9 times more likely to be unemployed
In Mexico, 3.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Bahamas, that number is 10.1% as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Mexico, approximately 33.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Bahamas, 70.0 women do as of 2017.
be 20.8% more likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Bahamas, about 87.0% do as of 2020.
spend 41.9% less on education
Mexico spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Bahamas spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 62.0% less coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 km of coastline. In Bahamas, that number is 3,542 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Bahamas: At a glance
How big is Bahamas compared to Mexico? See an in-depth size comparison.