Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Barbados instead of Pitcairn Islands, you would:

Basic Needs

be 20.5% less likely to have internet access


In Pitcairn Islands, approximately 100.0% of the population has internet access. In Barbados, about 79.5% do.

Geography

see 90.2% more coastline


Pitcairn Islands has a total of 51 km of coastline. In Barbados, that number is 97 km.

Barbados: At a glance

Barbados is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 430 sq km. The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. African slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses production through most of the 20th century. The gradual introduction of social and political reforms in the 1940s and 1950s led to complete independence from the UK in 1966. In the 1990s, tourism and manufacturing surpassed the sugar industry in economic importance.

How big is Barbados compared to Pitcairn Islands? 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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