Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Netherlands, you would:

Economy

be 18.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Netherlands, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

make 18.7% less money


Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $53,900 as of 2017, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

Life

be 57.1% more likely to die during infancy


In Netherlands, approximately 3.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 16.6% less likely to have internet access


In Netherlands, approximately 94.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 64.5% less coastline


Netherlands has a total of 451 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands compared to Netherlands? 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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