Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

be 28.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, 14.0% of adults are unemployed as of 1998. In Turks and Caicos Islands, that number is 10.0% as of 1997.

Life

be 22.5% 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 Turks and Caicos Islands, on the other hand, 9.3 children do as of 2020.

have 50.0% more children


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Turks and Caicos Islands, there are 14.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Turks and Caicos Islands: At a glance

Turks and Caicos Islands (sometimes abbreviated TCI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 948 sq km. The islands were part of the UK's Jamaican colony until 1962, when they assumed the status of a separate crown colony upon Jamaica's independence. The governor of The Bahamas oversaw affairs from 1965 to 1973. With Bahamian independence, the islands received a separate governor in 1973. Although independence was agreed upon for 1982, the policy was reversed and the islands remain a British overseas territory.

How big is Turks and Caicos 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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