Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Pierre and Miquelon instead of United States, you would:

Economy

make 22.4% less money


United States has a GDP per capita of $59,500, while in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the GDP per capita is $46,200.

be 97.7% more likely to be unemployed


In United States, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 8.7%.

Life

be 12.1% more likely to die during infancy


In United States, approximately 5.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, on the other hand, 6.5 children do.

have 43.2% less children


In United States, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are 7.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Geography

see 99.4% less coastline


United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 120 km.

Learn more about Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 242 sq km. First settled by the French in the early 17th century, the islands represent the sole remaining vestige of France's once vast North American possessions.

How big is Saint Pierre and Miquelon compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.