If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of United States, you would:

Health

be 47.8% less likely to be obese

In United States, 36.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people as of 2016.

live 2.8 years less

In United States, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022.

Economy

make 70.1% less money

United States has a GDP per capita of $60,200 as of 2020, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $18,000 as of 2020.

be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed

In United States, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0% as of 2014.

Life

have 23.5% more children

In United States, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

be 2.8 times more likely to die during infancy

In United States, approximately 5.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Antigua and Barbuda, on the other hand, 14.3 children do as of 2022.

Basic Needs

be 16.5% less likely to have internet access

In United States, approximately 91.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 76.0% do as of 2019.

Expenditures

spend 34.0% less on education

United States spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. Antigua and Barbuda spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2020.

spend 73.8% less on healthcare

United States spends 16.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 4.4% of GDP as of 2019.

Geography

see 99.2% less coastline

United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 153 km.


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

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.
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