Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Monaco instead of Papua New Guinea, you would:

Health

live 22.1 years longer


In Papua New Guinea, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 70 years for women). In Monaco, that number is 89 years (86 years for men, 94 years for women).

Economy

make 31.3 times more money


Papua New Guinea has a GDP per capita of $3,700, while in Monaco, the GDP per capita is $115,700.

be 20.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Papua New Guinea, 2.5% of adults are unemployed. In Monaco, that number is 2.0%.

Life

be 95.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Papua New Guinea, approximately 36.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Monaco, on the other hand, 1.8 children do.

have 72.2% less children


In Papua New Guinea, there are approximately 23.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Monaco, there are 6.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 5.6 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Papua New Guinea, 18% of the population has electricity access. In Monaco, 100% of the population do.

be 9.9 times more likely to have internet access


In Papua New Guinea, approximately 9.6% of the population has internet access. In Monaco, about 95.2% do.

be 2.5 times more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Papua New Guinea, approximately 40% of people have improved drinking water access. In Monaco, 100% of people do.

Geography

see 99.9% less coastline


Papua New Guinea has a total of 5,152 km of coastline. In Monaco, that number is 4 km.

Monaco: At a glance

Monaco is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2 sq km. The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling GRIMALDI family first seized temporary control in 1297, and again in 1331, but were not able to permanently secure their holding until 1419. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist and recreation center.

How big is Monaco compared to Papua New Guinea? 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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