If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of New Zealand, you would:

Economy

make 12.3% more money

New Zealand has a GDP per capita of $39,000 as of 2017, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

be 14.9% less likely to be unemployed

In New Zealand, 4.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

Life

be 57.1% more likely to die during infancy

In New Zealand, 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 13.0% less likely to have internet access

In New Zealand, approximately 90.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 98.9% less coastline

New Zealand has a total of 15,134 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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.
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