Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Montserrat instead of Paraguay, you would:

Health

live 2.6 years less


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Montserrat, that number is 75 years (76 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 2.7 times more money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Montserrat, the GDP per capita is $34,000 as of 2011.

Life

be 34.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Montserrat, on the other hand, 11.1 children do as of 2020.

have 29.5% fewer children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Montserrat, there are 11.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 16.0% less likely to have internet access


In Paraguay, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Montserrat, about 54.6% do as of 2016.

Expenditures

spend 50.0% more on education


Paraguay spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Montserrat spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2009.

Montserrat: At a glance

Montserrat is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 102 sq km. English and Irish colonists from St. Kitts first settled on Montserrat in 1632; the first African slaves arrived three decades later. The British and French fought for possession of the island for most of the 18th century, but it finally was confirmed as a British possession in 1783. The island's sugar plantation economy was converted to small farm landholdings in the mid 19th century. Much of this island was devastated and two-thirds of the population fled abroad because of the eruption of the Soufriere Hills Volcano that began on 18 July 1995. Montserrat has endured volcanic activity since, with the last eruption occurring in July 2003.

How big is Montserrat compared to Paraguay? 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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