Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of United States, you would:
live 4.0 years less
In United States, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022.
make 59.3% less money
United States has a GDP per capita of $60,200 as of 2020, while in Northern Mariana Islands, the GDP per capita is $24,500 as of 2016.
be 2.9 times more likely to be unemployed
In United States, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 11.2% as of 2010.
have 26.2% more children
In United States, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Northern Mariana Islands, there are 15.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.4 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 Northern Mariana Islands, on the other hand, 12.5 children do as of 2022.
be 66.4% less likely to have internet access
In United States, approximately 91.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Northern Mariana Islands, about 30.6% do as of 2016.
see 92.6% less coastline
United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 1,482 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Northern Mariana Islands: At a glance
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