If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Palau, you would:

Health

live 7.5 years longer

In Palau, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 3.0 times more money

Palau has a GDP per capita of $14,700 as of 2017, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed

In Palau, 1.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

Life

be 43.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Palau, approximately 9.8 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 2.2 times more likely to have internet access

In Palau, approximately 36.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 89.5% less coastline

Palau has a total of 1,519 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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