Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.9 years less


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 Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 20.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, 14.0% of adults are unemployed as of 1998. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 11.2% as of 2010.

Life

have 60.6% more children


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Northern Mariana Islands, there are 15.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 32.5% 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 Northern Mariana Islands, about 30.6% do as of 2016.

Northern Mariana Islands: At a glance

Northern Mariana Islands (sometimes abbreviated CNMI) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 464 sq km. Under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978.

How big is Northern Mariana 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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