Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Aruba instead of Uzbekistan, you would:

Health

live 2.9 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women). In Aruba, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

make 3.7 times more money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Aruba, the GDP per capita is $25,300.

be 40.8% more likely to be unemployed


In Uzbekistan, 4.9% of adults are unemployed. In Aruba, that number is 6.9%.

spend 2.6 times more on taxes


Uzbekistan has a top tax rate of 23.0%. In Aruba, the top tax rate is 59.0%.

Life

be 40.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 18.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Aruba, on the other hand, 10.7 children do.

have 26.2% less children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Aruba, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 99.8% more likely to have internet access


In Uzbekistan, approximately 46.8% of the population has internet access. In Aruba, about 93.5% do.

be 12.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Uzbekistan, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas). In Aruba, that number is 98% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas).

Aruba: At a glance

Aruba is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 180 sq km. Discovered and claimed for Spain in 1499, Aruba was acquired by the Dutch in 1636. The island's economy has been dominated by three main industries. A 19th century gold rush was followed by prosperity brought on by the opening in 1924 of an oil refinery. The last decades of the 20th century saw a boom in the tourism industry. Aruba seceded from the Netherlands Antilles in 1986 and became a separate, autonomous member of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Movement toward full independence was halted at Aruba's request in 1990.

How big is Aruba compared to Uzbekistan? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Committee, Ministerio di Finansas, Comunicacion, Utilidad y Energia.

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Aruba. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this