Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 32.3% less likely to be obese


In Uruguay, 27.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people as of 2016.

be 83.3% more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Uruguay, 0.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2018.

Economy

make 17.9% more money


Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $22,400 as of 2017, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,400 as of 2017.

be 44.7% more likely to be unemployed


In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0% as of 2014.

Life

have 19.4% more children


In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 42.3% more likely to die during infancy


In Uruguay, approximately 7.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, on the other hand, 11.1 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 11.3% more likely to have internet access


In Uruguay, approximately 68.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 76.0% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 49.0% less on education


Uruguay spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Antigua and Barbuda spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2009.

Geography

see 76.8% less coastline


Uruguay has a total of 660 km of coastline. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 153 km.

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.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda compared to Uruguay? See an in-depth size comparison.


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

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