Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Palau, you would:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
How big is Cayman Islands compared to Palau? See an in-depth size comparison.