Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Monaco instead of Tuvalu, you would:

Health

live 22.5 years longer


In Tuvalu, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women). In Monaco, that number is 89 years (86 years for men, 94 years for women).

Economy

make 30.4 times more money


Tuvalu has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Monaco, the GDP per capita is $115,700.

Life

be 93.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Tuvalu, approximately 29.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Monaco, on the other hand, 1.8 children do.

have 72.2% less children


In Tuvalu, there are approximately 23.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Monaco, there are 6.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 2.2 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Tuvalu, 45% of the population has electricity access. In Monaco, 100% of the population do.

be 2.1 times more likely to have internet access


In Tuvalu, approximately 46.0% of the population has internet access. In Monaco, about 95.2% do.

Expenditures

spend 73.9% less on healthcare


Tuvalu spends 16.5% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Monaco, that number is 4.3% of GDP.

Geography

see 82.9% less coastline


Tuvalu has a total of 24 km of coastline. In Monaco, that number is 4 km.

Monaco: At a glance

Monaco is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2 sq km. The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling GRIMALDI family first seized temporary control in 1297, and again in 1331, but were not able to permanently secure their holding until 1419. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist and recreation center.

How big is Monaco compared to Tuvalu? 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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