If you lived in Monaco instead of United States, you would:


live 8.9 years longer

In United States, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Monaco, that number is 90 years (86 years for men, 93 years for women) as of 2022.


make 79.1% more money

United States has a GDP per capita of $64,600 as of 2022, while in Monaco, the GDP per capita is $115,700 as of 2015.

be 45.2% less likely to be unemployed

In United States, 3.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2022. In Monaco, that number is 2.0% as of 2012.


be 66.0% less 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 Monaco, on the other hand, 1.8 children do as of 2022.

have 46.7% fewer children

In United States, there are approximately 12.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2024. In Monaco, there are 6.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2024.


spend 80.3% less on education

United States spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Monaco spends 1.2% of total GDP on education as of 2019.

spend 91.0% less on healthcare

United States spends 18.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2020. In Monaco, that number is 1.7% of GDP as of 2020.


see 100.0% less coastline

United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Monaco, that number is 4 km.

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

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.
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