Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Nauru, you would:
live 1.8 years longer
In Nauru, the average life expectancy is 68 years (64 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2022. In Kenya, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2022.
be 88.4% less likely to be obese
In Nauru, 61.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
make 68.9% less money
Nauru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2019, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 73.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Nauru, 23.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2011. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
have 25.1% more children
In Nauru, there are approximately 21.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Kenya, there are 26.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.6 times more likely to die during infancy
In Nauru, approximately 7.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Kenya, on the other hand, 27.9 children do as of 2022.
be 14.8% less likely to have access to electricity
In Nauru, approximately 100% of people have electricity access (99% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2018. In Kenya, that number is 85% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 79% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 68.7% less likely to have internet access
In Nauru, approximately 57.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
be 28.8% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Nauru, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2020. In Kenya, 71% of people do as of 2020.
spend 53.1% less on healthcare
Nauru spends 9.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 4.6% of GDP as of 2019.
see 17.9 times more coastline
Nauru has a total of 30 km of coastline. In Kenya, that number is 536 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Kenya: At a glance
How big is Kenya compared to Nauru? See an in-depth size comparison.