Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Mexico instead of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, you would:

Health

live 4.3 years less


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Mexico, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 60.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, 8.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Mexico, that number is 3.4% as of 2017.

make 56.9% less money


Saint Pierre and Miquelon has a GDP per capita of $46,200 as of 2006, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $19,900 as of 2017.

Life

have 2.6 times more children


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are approximately 6.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mexico, there are 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 75.4% more likely to die during infancy


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, approximately 6.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mexico, on the other hand, 10.7 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 17.3% less likely to have internet access


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, approximately 79.5% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Mexico, about 65.8% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 77.8 times more coastline


Saint Pierre and Miquelon has a total of 120 km of coastline. In Mexico, that number is 9,330 km.

Mexico: At a glance

Mexico is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 1,943,945 sq km. The site of several advanced Amerindian civilizations - including the Olmec, Toltec, Teotihuacan, Zapotec, Maya, and Aztec - Mexico was conquered and colonized by Spain in the early 16th century. Administered as the Viceroyalty of New Spain for three centuries, it achieved its independence early in the 19th century. The global financial crisis beginning in late 2008 caused a massive economic downturn the following year, although growth returned quickly in 2010. Ongoing economic and social concerns include low real wages, underemployment for a large segment of the population, inequitable income distribution, and few advancement opportunities for the largely indigenous population in the impoverished southern states. The elections held in 2000 marked the first time since the 1910 Mexican Revolution that an opposition candidate - Vicente FOX of the National Action Party (PAN) - defeated the party in government, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He was succeeded in 2006 by another PAN candidate Felipe CALDERON, but Enrique PENA NIETO regained the presidency for the PRI in 2012. Since 2007, Mexico's powerful drug-trafficking organizations have engaged in bloody feuding, resulting in tens of thousands of drug-related homicides.

How big is Mexico compared to Saint Pierre and Miquelon? 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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