Quality of Life Comparison

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If you lived in San Marino instead of United States, you would:

Health

live 3.3 years longer


In United States, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women). In San Marino, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women).

Economy

be 81.8% more likely to be unemployed


In United States, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In San Marino, that number is 8.0%.

Life

be 25.9% less likely to die during infancy


In United States, approximately 5.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In San Marino, on the other hand, 4.3 children do.

have 31.2% less children


In United States, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In San Marino, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 31.0% less likely to have internet access


In United States, approximately 76.2% of the population has internet access. In San Marino, about 52.6% do.

Expenditures

spend 52.0% less on education


United States spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education. San Marino spends 2.4% of total GDP on education.

spend 64.3% less on healthcare


United States spends 17.1% of its total GDP on healthcare. In San Marino, that number is 6.1% of GDP.

Learn more about San Marino

San Marino is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 61 sq km. Geographically the third smallest state in Europe (after the Holy See and Monaco), San Marino also claims to be the world's oldest republic. According to tradition, it was founded by a Christian stonemason named MARINUS in A.D. 301. San Marino's foreign policy is aligned with that of the European Union, although it is not a member; social and political trends in the republic track closely with those of its larger neighbor, Italy.

How big is San Marino 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.