Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of Trinidad and Tobago, you would:

Health

live 3.4 years longer


In Trinidad and Tobago, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 15.7% less money


Trinidad and Tobago has a GDP per capita of $31,300 as of 2017, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,400 as of 2017.

be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed


In Trinidad and Tobago, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0% as of 2014.

Life

be 44.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Trinidad and Tobago, approximately 20.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, on the other hand, 11.1 children do as of 2020.

have 35.1% more children


In Trinidad and Tobago, there are approximately 11.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 57.7% less coastline


Trinidad and Tobago has a total of 362 km of coastline. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 153 km.

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda compared to Trinidad and Tobago? 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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