If you lived in Micronesia, Federated States of instead of Turkey, you would:

Health

live 1.8 years less

In Turkey, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Micronesia, Federated States of, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020.

be 42.7% more likely to be obese

In Turkey, 32.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Micronesia, Federated States of, that number is 45.8% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 87.4% less money

Turkey has a GDP per capita of $27,000 as of 2017, while in Micronesia, Federated States of, the GDP per capita is $3,400 as of 2017.

be 48.6% more likely to be unemployed

In Turkey, 10.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Micronesia, Federated States of, that number is 16.2% as of 2010.

be 21.9% more likely to live below the poverty line

In Turkey, 21.9% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Micronesia, Federated States of, however, that number is 26.7% as of 2000.

Life

have 27.7% more children

In Turkey, there are approximately 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Micronesia, Federated States of, there are 18.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 5.2 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Turkey, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Micronesia, Federated States of, 88.0 women do as of 2017.

be 12.7% more likely to die during infancy

In Turkey, approximately 15.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Micronesia, Federated States of, on the other hand, 17.8 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 24.6% less likely to have access to electricity

In Turkey, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Micronesia, Federated States of, 75% of the population do as of 2016.

be 50.3% less likely to have internet access

In Turkey, approximately 71.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Micronesia, Federated States of, about 35.3% do as of 2018.

be 20.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Turkey, approximately 99% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Micronesia, Federated States of, 79% of people do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 2.9 times more on education

Turkey spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Micronesia, Federated States of spends 12.5% of total GDP on education as of 2015.

Geography

see 15.1% less coastline

Turkey has a total of 7,200 km of coastline. In Micronesia, Federated States of, that number is 6,112 km.


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

Micronesia, Federated States of: At a glance

Micronesia, Federated States of is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 702 sq km. The Caroline Islands are a widely scattered archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean; they became part of a UN Trust Territory under US administration following World War II. The eastern four island groups adopted a constitution in 1979 and chose to become the Federated States of Micronesia. (The fifth, westernmost island group became Palau.) Independence came in 1986 under a Compact of Free Association with the US, which was amended and renewed in 2004. Present concerns include large-scale unemployment, overfishing, and overdependence on US aid.
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