Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha instead of Sierra Leone, you would:

Health

live 21.0 years longer


In Sierra Leone, the average life expectancy is 59 years (56 years for men, 61 years for women). In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

be 53.8% more likely to be unemployed


In Sierra Leone, 9.1% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, that number is 14.0%.

Life

be 80.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Sierra Leone, approximately 68.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, on the other hand, 13.3 children do.

have 73.6% less children


In Sierra Leone, there are approximately 36.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, there are 9.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 95.8% more likely to have internet access


In Sierra Leone, approximately 11.8% of the population has internet access. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, about 23.1% do.

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha: At a glance

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 122 sq km. Saint Helena is a British Overseas Territory consisting of Saint Helena and Ascension Islands, and the island group of Tristan da Cunha.

How big is Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha compared to Sierra Leone? 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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