Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Monaco instead of Nepal, you would:


live 18.4 years longer

In Nepal, the average life expectancy is 71 years (70 years for men, 72 years for women). In Monaco, that number is 89 years (86 years for men, 94 years for women).


make 42.9 times more money

Nepal has a GDP per capita of $2,700, while in Monaco, the GDP per capita is $115,700.

be 33.3% less likely to be unemployed

In Nepal, 3.0% of adults are unemployed. In Monaco, that number is 2.0%.


be 93.5% less likely to die during infancy

In Nepal, approximately 27.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Monaco, on the other hand, 1.8 children do.

have 66.2% less children

In Nepal, there are approximately 19.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Monaco, there are 6.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 31.6% more likely to have access to electricity

In Nepal, 76% of the population has electricity access. In Monaco, 100% of the population do.

be 4.8 times more likely to have internet access

In Nepal, approximately 19.7% of the population has internet access. In Monaco, about 95.2% do.


spend 62.2% less on education

Nepal spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education. Monaco spends 1.4% of total GDP on education.

spend 25.9% less on healthcare

Nepal spends 5.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Monaco, that number is 4.3% of GDP.

Monaco: At a glance

Monaco is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2 sq km. The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling GRIMALDI family first seized temporary control in 1297, and again in 1331, but were not able to permanently secure their holding until 1419. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist and recreation center.

How big is Monaco compared to Nepal? 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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