Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in China instead of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, you would:

Health

be 73.8% less likely to be obese


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 23.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 58.3% more money


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.

be 79.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 18.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2008. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.

Life

be 70.4% less likely to die during childbirth


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, approximately 98.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.

Basic Needs

be 2.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, approximately 22.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 172.6 times more coastline


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a total of 84 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.

China: At a glance

China (sometimes abbreviated PRC) is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 9,326,410 sq km. For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people. After 1978, MAO's successor DENG Xiaoping and other leaders focused on market-oriented economic development and by 2000 output had quadrupled. For much of the population, living standards have improved dramatically and the room for personal choice has expanded, yet political controls remain tight. Since the early 1990s, China has increased its global outreach and participation in international organizations.

How big is China compared to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines? 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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