Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.9 years longer


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women). In Portugal, that number is 79 years (76 years for men, 83 years for women).

be 12.2% less likely to be obese


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 23.7% of adults are obese. In Portugal, that number is 20.8% of people.

Economy

make 2.6 times more money


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a GDP per capita of $11,500, while in Portugal, the GDP per capita is $30,400.

be 48.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 18.8% of adults are unemployed. In Portugal, that number is 9.7%.

Life

be 77.8% less likely to die during childbirth


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, approximately 45.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Portugal, 10.0 women do.

be 64.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, approximately 12.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Portugal, on the other hand, 4.3 children do.

have 31.8% less children


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, there are approximately 13.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Portugal, there are 9.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 31.6% more likely to have access to electricity


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 76% of the population has electricity access. In Portugal, 100% of the population do.

be 35.9% more likely to have internet access


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, approximately 51.8% of the population has internet access. In Portugal, about 70.4% do.

Expenditures

spend 12.1% less on education


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines spends 5.8% of its total GDP on education. Portugal spends 5.1% of total GDP on education.

spend 10.5% more on healthcare


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines spends 8.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Portugal, that number is 9.5% of GDP.

Geography

see 21.3 times more coastline


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a total of 84 km of coastline. In Portugal, that number is 1,793 km.

Portugal: At a glance

Portugal is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 91,470 sq km. Following its heyday as a global maritime power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence of Brazil, its wealthiest colony, in 1822. A 1910 revolution deposed the monarchy; for most of the next six decades, repressive governments ran the country. In 1974, a left-wing military coup installed broad democratic reforms. The following year, Portugal granted independence to all of its African colonies. Portugal is a founding member of NATO and entered the EC (now the EU) in 1986.

How big is Portugal 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.

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Portugal. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this