Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Kitts and Nevis instead of Philippines, you would:

Health

live 6.5 years longer


In Philippines, the average life expectancy is 69 years (66 years for men, 73 years for women). In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

be 3.6 times more likely to be obese


In Philippines, 6.4% of adults are obese. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 22.9% of people.

Economy

make 3.2 times more money


Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,300, while in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the GDP per capita is $26,800.

be 21.1% less likely to be unemployed


In Philippines, 5.7% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 4.5%.

Life

be 60.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Philippines, approximately 21.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, on the other hand, 8.4 children do.

have 44.3% less children


In Philippines, there are approximately 23.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, there are 13.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 36.4% more likely to have internet access


In Philippines, approximately 55.5% of the population has internet access. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, about 75.7% do.

Geography

see 99.6% less coastline


Philippines has a total of 36,289 km of coastline. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 135 km.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: At a glance

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 261 sq km. Carib Indians occupied the islands of the West Indies for hundreds of years before the British began settlement in 1623. In 1967, the island territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla became an associated state of the UK with full internal autonomy. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. The remaining islands achieved independence in 1983 as Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 1998, a vote in Nevis on a referendum to separate from Saint Kitts fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. Nevis continues in its efforts to separate from Saint Kitts.

How big is Saint Kitts and Nevis compared to Philippines? 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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