Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Netherlands instead of Niue, you would:

Health

be 59.2% less likely to be obese


In Niue, 50.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Netherlands, that number is 20.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 9.3 times more money


Niue has a GDP per capita of $5,800 as of 2003, while in Netherlands, the GDP per capita is $53,900 as of 2017.

be 59.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Niue, 12.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2001. In Netherlands, that number is 4.9% as of 2017.

Geography

see 7.0 times more coastline


Niue has a total of 64 km of coastline. In Netherlands, that number is 451 km.

Netherlands: At a glance

Netherlands is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 33,893 sq km. The Dutch United Provinces declared their independence from Spain in 1579; during the 17th century, they became a leading seafaring and commercial power, with settlements and colonies around the world. After a 20-year French occupation, a Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized nation, the Netherlands is also a large exporter of agricultural products. The country was a founding member of NATO and the EEC (now the EU) and participated in the introduction of the euro in 1999. In October 2010, the former Netherlands Antilles was dissolved and the three smallest islands - Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba - became special municipalities in the Netherlands administrative structure. The larger islands of Sint Maarten and Curacao joined the Netherlands and Aruba as constituent countries forming the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

How big is Netherlands compared to Niue? 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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