Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.9 years longer


In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women). In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

be 21.2% more likely to be obese


In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 22.9% of people.

Economy

make 4.7 times more money


Moldova has a GDP per capita of $5,700, while in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the GDP per capita is $26,800.

Life

be 30.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Moldova, approximately 12.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, on the other hand, 8.4 children do.

have 14.8% more children


In Moldova, there are approximately 11.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, there are 13.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 11.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Moldova, approximately 88% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas). In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 98% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 58.2% less on education


Moldova spends 6.7% of its total GDP on education. Saint Kitts and Nevis spends 2.8% of total GDP on education.

spend 50.5% less on healthcare


Moldova spends 10.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 5.1% of GDP.

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 Moldova? 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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