Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 35.5% more likely to be obese


In Trinidad and Tobago, 18.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vanuatu, that number is 25.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

be 65.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Trinidad and Tobago, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vanuatu, that number is 1.7% as of 1999.

make 91.4% less money


Trinidad and Tobago has a GDP per capita of $31,300 as of 2017, while in Vanuatu, the GDP per capita is $2,700 as of 2017.

Life

be 36.8% 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 Vanuatu, on the other hand, 12.7 children do as of 2020.

have 96.5% more children


In Trinidad and Tobago, there are approximately 11.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vanuatu, there are 22.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 11.6% less likely to be literate


In Trinidad and Tobago, the literacy rate is 99.0% as of 2015. In Vanuatu, it is 87.5% as of 2018.

Basic Needs

be 42.2% less likely to have access to electricity


In Trinidad and Tobago, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Vanuatu, 58% of the population do as of 2016.

be 66.7% less likely to have internet access


In Trinidad and Tobago, approximately 77.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Vanuatu, about 25.7% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 7.0 times more coastline


Trinidad and Tobago has a total of 362 km of coastline. In Vanuatu, that number is 2,528 km.

Vanuatu: At a glance

Vanuatu is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12,189 sq km. Multiple waves of colonizers, each speaking a distinct language, migrated to the New Hebrides in the millennia preceding European exploration in the 18th century. This settlement pattern accounts for the complex linguistic diversity found on the archipelago to this day. The British and French, who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century, agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium, which administered the islands until independence in 1980, when the new name of Vanuatu was adopted.

How big is Vanuatu 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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