Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Lucia instead of Uzbekistan, you would:

Health

live 3.9 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women). In Saint Lucia, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women).

be 18.7% more likely to be obese


In Uzbekistan, 16.6% of adults are obese. In Saint Lucia, that number is 19.7% of people.

Economy

make 2.1 times more money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Saint Lucia, the GDP per capita is $14,400.

be 4.1 times more likely to be unemployed


In Uzbekistan, 4.9% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Lucia, that number is 20.0%.

Life

be 39.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 18.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Lucia, on the other hand, 10.9 children do.

be 33.3% more likely to die during childbirth


In Uzbekistan, approximately 36.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Saint Lucia, 48.0 women do.

have 20.8% less children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Lucia, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 12.0% more likely to have internet access


In Uzbekistan, approximately 46.8% of the population has internet access. In Saint Lucia, about 52.4% do.

be 10.3% 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 Saint Lucia, that number is 96% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 96% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 15.5% more on healthcare


Uzbekistan spends 5.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Saint Lucia, that number is 6.7% of GDP.

Saint Lucia: At a glance

Saint Lucia is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 606 sq km. The island, with its fine natural harbor at Castries, was contested between England and France throughout the 17th and early 18th centuries (changing possession 14 times); it was finally ceded to the UK in 1814. Even after the abolition of slavery on its plantations in 1834, Saint Lucia remained an agricultural island, dedicated to producing tropical commodity crops. Self-government was granted in 1967 and independence in 1979.

How big is Saint Lucia compared to Uzbekistan? 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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