If you lived in Germany instead of Turks and Caicos Islands, you would:

Economy

make 74.6% more money

Turks and Caicos Islands has a GDP per capita of $29,100 as of 2007, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,800 as of 2017.

be 62.0% less likely to be unemployed

In Turks and Caicos Islands, 10.0% of adults are unemployed as of 1997. In Germany, that number is 3.8% as of 2017.

Life

be 64.5% less likely to die during infancy

In Turks and Caicos Islands, approximately 9.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Germany, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 39.0% fewer children

In Turks and Caicos Islands, there are approximately 14.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Germany, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 71.4% more on education

Turks and Caicos Islands spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Germany spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Geography

see 6.1 times more coastline

Turks and Caicos Islands has a total of 389 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.


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

Germany: At a glance

Germany is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 348,672 sq km. As Europe's largest economy and second most populous nation (after Russia), Germany is a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20th century and left the country occupied by the victorious Allied powers of the US, UK, France, and the Soviet Union in 1945. With the advent of the Cold War, two German states were formed in 1949: the western Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the eastern German Democratic Republic (GDR). The democratic FRG embedded itself in key Western economic and security organizations, the EC, which became the EU, and NATO, while the communist GDR was on the front line of the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact. The decline of the USSR and the end of the Cold War allowed for German unification in 1990. Since then, Germany has expended considerable funds to bring Eastern productivity and wages up to Western standards. In January 1999, Germany and 10 other EU countries introduced a common European exchange currency, the euro.
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