Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of New Caledonia, you would:
live 1.9 years longer
In New Caledonia, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In United States, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
make 92.3% more money
New Caledonia has a GDP per capita of $31,100 as of 2015, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $59,800 as of 2017.
be 70.1% less likely to be unemployed
In New Caledonia, 14.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In United States, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
be 11.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In New Caledonia, 17.0% live below the poverty line as of 2008. In United States, however, that number is 15.1% as of 2010.
have 14.5% fewer children
In New Caledonia, there are approximately 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United States, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 17.9% more likely to have internet access
In New Caledonia, approximately 74.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In United States, about 87.3% do as of 2018.
see 8.8 times more coastline
New Caledonia has a total of 2,254 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United States: At a glance
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