Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 2.2 times more likely to be obese

In Panama, 22.7% of adults are obese. In Niue, that number is 50.0% of people.


make 77.2% less money

Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400, while in Niue, the GDP per capita is $5,800.

be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed

In Panama, 5.5% of adults are unemployed. In Niue, that number is 12.0%.

Basic Needs

be 69.6% more likely to have internet access

In Panama, approximately 54.0% of the population has internet access. In Niue, about 91.6% do.


see 97.4% less coastline

Panama has a total of 2,490 km of coastline. In Niue, that number is 64 km.

Niue: At a glance

Niue is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 260 sq km. Niue's remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the adjacent Cook Islands, has caused it to be separately administered by New Zealand. The population of the island continues to drop (from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to an estimated 1,229 in 2013) with substantial emigration to New Zealand 2,400 km to the southwest.

How big is Niue compared to Panama? 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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