Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Bahamas, The instead of Montserrat, you would:

Health

live 2.0 years less


In Montserrat, the average life expectancy is 75 years (76 years for men, 73 years for women). In Bahamas, The, that number is 73 years (70 years for men, 75 years for women).

Economy

be 78.6% more likely to be unemployed


In Montserrat, 5.6% of adults are unemployed. In Bahamas, The, that number is 10.0%.

Life

have 41.7% more children


In Montserrat, there are approximately 10.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Bahamas, The, there are 15.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 46.5% more likely to have internet access


In Montserrat, approximately 54.6% of the population has internet access. In Bahamas, The, about 80.0% do.

Geography

see 88.5 times more coastline


Montserrat has a total of 40 km of coastline. In Bahamas, The, that number is 3,542 km.

Bahamas, The: At a glance

Bahamas, The is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 10,010 sq km. Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism, international banking, and investment management. Because of its location, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

How big is Bahamas, The compared to Montserrat? 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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