If you lived in Dominica instead of Republic of the Congo, you would:

Health

be 76.9% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Republic of the Congo, 2.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Dominica, that number is 0.6% of people as of 2018.

live 16.4 years longer

In Republic of the Congo, the average life expectancy is 61 years (60 years for men, 63 years for women) as of 2020. In Dominica, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.9 times more likely to be obese

In Republic of the Congo, 9.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Dominica, that number is 27.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 61.8% more money

Republic of the Congo has a GDP per capita of $6,800 as of 2017, while in Dominica, the GDP per capita is $11,000 as of 2017.

be 36.1% less likely to be unemployed

In Republic of the Congo, 36.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Dominica, that number is 23.0% as of 2000.

be 37.6% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Republic of the Congo, 46.5% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Dominica, however, that number is 29.0% as of 2009.

Life

be 80.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Republic of the Congo, approximately 50.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Dominica, on the other hand, 9.7 children do as of 2020.

have 55.5% fewer children

In Republic of the Congo, there are approximately 32.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Dominica, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 76.7% more likely to have access to electricity

In Republic of the Congo, approximately 57% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Dominica, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 8.0 times more likely to have internet access

In Republic of the Congo, approximately 8.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Dominica, about 69.6% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 26.1% less on education

Republic of the Congo spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Dominica spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2015.

Geography

see 12.4% less coastline

Republic of the Congo has a total of 169 km of coastline. In Dominica, that number is 148 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Dominica: At a glance

Dominica is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 751 sq km. Dominica was the last of the Caribbean islands to be colonized by Europeans due chiefly to the fierce resistance of the native Caribs. France ceded possession to Great Britain in 1763, which made the island a colony in 1805. In 1980, two years after independence, Dominica's fortunes improved when a corrupt and tyrannical administration was replaced by that of Mary Eugenia CHARLES, the first female prime minister in the Caribbean, who remained in office for 15 years. Some 3,000 Carib Indians still living on Dominica are the only pre-Columbian population remaining in the eastern Caribbean.
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