Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Palau instead of Turkey, you would:
live 1.6 years less
In Turkey, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In Palau, that number is 75 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 72.3% more likely to be obese
In Turkey, 32.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Palau, that number is 55.3% of people as of 2016.
be 87.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Turkey, 13.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Palau, that number is 1.7% as of 2015.
make 38.0% less money
Turkey has a GDP per capita of $28,400 as of 2020, while in Palau, the GDP per capita is $17,600 as of 2019.
be 72.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Turkey, 14.4% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Palau, however, that number is 24.9% as of 2006.
be 41.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Turkey, approximately 19.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Palau, on the other hand, 11.3 children do as of 2022.
have 19.3% fewer children
In Turkey, there are approximately 14.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Palau, there are 11.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 53.8% less likely to have internet access
In Turkey, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Palau, about 36.0% do as of 2016.
spend 3.5 times more on healthcare
Turkey spends 4.3% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Palau, that number is 15.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 78.9% less coastline
Turkey has a total of 7,200 km of coastline. In Palau, that number is 1,519 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Palau: At a glance
How big is Palau compared to Turkey? See an in-depth size comparison.