Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Turks and Caicos Islands instead of Nepal, you would:

Health

live 9.0 years longer


In Nepal, the average life expectancy is 71 years (70 years for men, 72 years for women). In Turks and Caicos Islands, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

make 10.8 times more money


Nepal has a GDP per capita of $2,700, while in Turks and Caicos Islands, the GDP per capita is $29,100.

be 3.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Nepal, 3.0% of adults are unemployed. In Turks and Caicos Islands, that number is 10.0%.

Life

be 63.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Nepal, approximately 27.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Turks and Caicos Islands, on the other hand, 10.1 children do.

have 21.5% less children


In Nepal, there are approximately 19.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Turks and Caicos Islands, there are 15.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 19.7% more likely to have access to electricity


In Nepal, 76% of people have electricity access (97% in urban areas, and 72% in rural areas). In Turks and Caicos Islands, that number is 91% of people on average (92% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 10.8% less on education


Nepal spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education. Turks and Caicos Islands spends 3.3% of total GDP on education.

Turks and Caicos Islands: At a glance

Turks and Caicos Islands (sometimes abbreviated TCI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 948 sq km. The islands were part of the UK's Jamaican colony until 1962, when they assumed the status of a separate crown colony upon Jamaica's independence. The governor of The Bahamas oversaw affairs from 1965 to 1973. With Bahamian independence, the islands received a separate governor in 1973. Although independence was agreed upon for 1982, the policy was reversed and the islands remain a British overseas territory.

How big is Turks and Caicos Islands 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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