If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Tanzania, you would:

Health

live 17.7 years longer

In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 13.7 times more money

Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

be 61.2% less likely to be unemployed

In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

Life

be 27.0% more likely to be literate

In Tanzania, the literacy rate is 77.9% as of 2015. In Cayman Islands, it is 98.9% as of 2007.

be 84.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

have 65.6% fewer children

In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 3.0 times more likely to have access to electricity

In Tanzania, approximately 33% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 3.2 times more likely to have internet access

In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do as of 2016.

be 42.8% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Tanzania, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, 97% of people do as of 2015.

Geography

see 88.8% less coastline

Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.
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