Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Montserrat instead of Thailand, you would:

Economy

make 89.9% more money


Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2017, while in Montserrat, the GDP per capita is $34,000 as of 2011.

be 8.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Montserrat, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.

Life

be 29.1% more likely to die during infancy


In Thailand, approximately 8.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Montserrat, on the other hand, 11.1 children do as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 24.4% more on education


Thailand spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Montserrat spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2009.

Geography

see 98.8% less coastline


Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Montserrat, that number is 40 km.

Montserrat: At a glance

Montserrat is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 102 sq km. English and Irish colonists from St. Kitts first settled on Montserrat in 1632; the first African slaves arrived three decades later. The British and French fought for possession of the island for most of the 18th century, but it finally was confirmed as a British possession in 1783. The island's sugar plantation economy was converted to small farm landholdings in the mid 19th century. Much of this island was devastated and two-thirds of the population fled abroad because of the eruption of the Soufriere Hills Volcano that began on 18 July 1995. Montserrat has endured volcanic activity since, with the last eruption occurring in July 2003.

How big is Montserrat compared to Thailand? 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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