Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Saint Pierre and Miquelon instead of Netherlands, you would:


make 14.3% less money

Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $53,900 as of 2017, while in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the GDP per capita is $46,200 as of 2006.

be 77.6% more likely to be unemployed

In Netherlands, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 8.7% as of 2015.


be 74.3% more likely to die during infancy

In Netherlands, approximately 3.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, on the other hand, 6.1 children do as of 2020.

have 39.1% fewer children

In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are 6.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 16.1% less likely to have internet access

In Netherlands, approximately 94.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, about 79.5% do as of 2016.


see 73.4% less coastline

Netherlands has a total of 451 km of coastline. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 120 km.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: At a glance

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 242 sq km. First settled by the French in the early 17th century, the islands represent the sole remaining vestige of France's once vast North American possessions.

How big is Saint Pierre and Miquelon 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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