Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Trinidad and Tobago instead of Paraguay, you would:

Health

be 2.2 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Paraguay, 0.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2017.

live 4.0 years less


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 2.4 times more money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Trinidad and Tobago, the GDP per capita is $31,300 as of 2017.

be 14.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 4.9% as of 2017.

Life

be 20.2% less likely to die during childbirth


In Paraguay, approximately 84.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Trinidad and Tobago, 67.0 women do as of 2017.

be 18.9% more likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, on the other hand, 20.1 children do as of 2020.

have 31.3% fewer children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, there are 11.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 19.0% more likely to have internet access


In Paraguay, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Trinidad and Tobago, about 77.3% do as of 2018.

Trinidad and Tobago: At a glance

Trinidad and Tobago is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 5,128 sq km. First colonized by the Spanish, the islands came under British control in the early 19th century. The islands' sugar industry was hurt by the emancipation of the slaves in 1834. Manpower was replaced with the importation of contract laborers from India between 1845 and 1917, which boosted sugar production as well as the cocoa industry. The discovery of oil on Trinidad in 1910 added another important export. Independence was attained in 1962. The country is one of the most prosperous in the Caribbean thanks largely to petroleum and natural gas production and processing. Tourism, mostly in Tobago, is targeted for expansion and is growing. The government is coping with a rise in violent crime.

How big is Trinidad and Tobago 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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