Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Trinidad and Tobago, you would:

Health

live 7.7 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 Cayman Islands, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 39.9% more money


Trinidad and Tobago has a GDP per capita of $31,300 as of 2017, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

be 18.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Trinidad and Tobago, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

Life

be 72.6% 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 Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

Geography

see 55.8% less coastline


Trinidad and Tobago has a total of 362 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

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.

How big is Cayman Islands 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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