Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Netherlands instead of Montserrat, you would:

Health

live 6.4 years longer


In Montserrat, the average life expectancy is 75 years (76 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020. In Netherlands, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 58.5% more money


Montserrat has a GDP per capita of $34,000 as of 2011, while in Netherlands, the GDP per capita is $53,900 as of 2017.

be 12.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Montserrat, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Netherlands, that number is 4.9% as of 2017.

Life

be 68.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Montserrat, approximately 11.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Netherlands, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 73.5% more likely to have internet access


In Montserrat, approximately 54.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Netherlands, about 94.7% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 11.3 times more coastline


Montserrat has a total of 40 km of coastline. In Netherlands, that number is 451 km.

Netherlands: At a glance

Netherlands is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 33,893 sq km. The Dutch United Provinces declared their independence from Spain in 1579; during the 17th century, they became a leading seafaring and commercial power, with settlements and colonies around the world. After a 20-year French occupation, a Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized nation, the Netherlands is also a large exporter of agricultural products. The country was a founding member of NATO and the EEC (now the EU) and participated in the introduction of the euro in 1999. In October 2010, the former Netherlands Antilles was dissolved and the three smallest islands - Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba - became special municipalities in the Netherlands administrative structure. The larger islands of Sint Maarten and Curacao joined the Netherlands and Aruba as constituent countries forming the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

How big is Netherlands 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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