Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha instead of Niger, you would:

Health

live 20.7 years longer


In Niger, the average life expectancy is 59 years (58 years for men, 61 years for women) as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 46.7 times more likely to be unemployed


In Niger, 0.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, that number is 14.0% as of 1998.

Life

be 82.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Niger, approximately 67.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, on the other hand, 12.0 children do as of 2020.

have 80.2% fewer children


In Niger, there are approximately 47.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 4.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Niger, approximately 5.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, about 23.1% do as of 2016.

be 53.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Niger, approximately 65% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha: At a glance

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 122 sq km. Saint Helena is a British Overseas Territory consisting of Saint Helena and Ascension Islands, and the island group of Tristan da Cunha.

How big is Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha compared to Niger? 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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