Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Tuvalu instead of Northern Mariana Islands, you would:

Health

live 8.5 years less


In Northern Mariana Islands, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women). In Tuvalu, that number is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women).

Economy

make 84.5% less money


Northern Mariana Islands has a GDP per capita of $24,500, while in Tuvalu, the GDP per capita is $3,800.

Life

have 58.0% more children


In Northern Mariana Islands, there are approximately 15.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Tuvalu, there are 23.7 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.3 times more likely to die during infancy


In Northern Mariana Islands, approximately 12.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tuvalu, on the other hand, 29.0 children do.

Basic Needs

be 50.3% more likely to have internet access


In Northern Mariana Islands, approximately 30.6% of the population has internet access. In Tuvalu, about 46.0% do.

Geography

see 98.4% less coastline


Northern Mariana Islands has a total of 1,482 km of coastline. In Tuvalu, that number is 24 km.

Tuvalu: At a glance

Tuvalu is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 26 sq km. In 1974, ethnic differences within the British colony of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands caused the Polynesians of the Ellice Islands to vote for separation from the Micronesians of the Gilbert Islands. The following year, the Ellice Islands became the separate British colony of Tuvalu. Independence was granted in 1978. In 2000, Tuvalu negotiated a contract leasing its Internet domain name ".tv" for $50 million in royalties over a 12-year period.

How big is Tuvalu compared to Northern Mariana Islands? 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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