Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 80.8% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Congo, Republic of the, 2.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Grenada, that number is 0.5% of people as of 2018.

live 13.9 years longer


In Congo, Republic of the, the average life expectancy is 61 years (60 years for men, 63 years for women) as of 2020. In Grenada, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.2 times more likely to be obese


In Congo, Republic of the, 9.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Grenada, that number is 21.3% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 2.2 times more money


Congo, Republic of the has a GDP per capita of $6,800 as of 2017, while in Grenada, the GDP per capita is $15,100 as of 2017.

be 33.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Congo, Republic of the, 36.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Grenada, that number is 24.0% as of 2017.

be 18.3% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Congo, Republic of the, 46.5% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Grenada, however, that number is 38.0% as of 2008.

Life

be 93.4% less likely to die during childbirth


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 378.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Grenada, 25.0 women do as of 2017.

be 22.8% more likely to be literate


In Congo, Republic of the, the literacy rate is 80.3% as of 2018. In Grenada, it is 98.6% as of 2014.

be 82.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 50.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Grenada, on the other hand, 8.9 children do as of 2020.

have 55.2% fewer children


In Congo, Republic of the, there are approximately 32.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Grenada, there are 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 63.1% more likely to have access to electricity


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 57% of people have electricity access (74% in urban areas, and 23% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Grenada, that number is 92% of people on average (92% in urban areas, and 92% in rural areas) as of 2016.

be 6.8 times more likely to have internet access


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 8.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Grenada, about 59.1% do as of 2018.

be 15.7% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 84% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Grenada, 97% of people do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 30.4% less on education


Congo, Republic of the spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Grenada spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 28.4% less coastline


Congo, Republic of the has a total of 169 km of coastline. In Grenada, that number is 121 km.

Grenada: At a glance

Grenada is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 344 sq km. Carib Indians inhabited Grenada when Christopher COLUMBUS discovered the island in 1498, but it remained uncolonized for more than a century. The French settled Grenada in the 17th century, established sugar estates, and imported large numbers of African slaves. Britain took the island in 1762 and vigorously expanded sugar production. In the 19th century, cacao eventually surpassed sugar as the main export crop; in the 20th century, nutmeg became the leading export. In 1967, Britain gave Grenada autonomy over its internal affairs. Full independence was attained in 1974 making Grenada one of the smallest independent countries in the Western Hemisphere. Grenada was seized by a Marxist military council on 19 October 1983. Six days later the island was invaded by US forces and those of six other Caribbean nations, which quickly captured the ringleaders and their hundreds of Cuban advisers. Free elections were reinstituted the following year and have continued since that time.

How big is Grenada compared to Congo, Republic of the? 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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