Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, you would:

Health

live 1.6 years longer


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 71.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, 14.0% of adults are unemployed as of 1998. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

Life

be 54.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, approximately 12.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

have 26.6% more children


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 3.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, approximately 23.1% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do as of 2016.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands compared to Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha? 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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