Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Spain instead of Vanuatu, you would:
live 7.4 years longer
In Vanuatu, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Spain, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
make 14.2 times more money
Vanuatu has a GDP per capita of $2,700 as of 2017, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $38,400 as of 2017.
be 10.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Vanuatu, 1.7% of adults are unemployed as of 1999. In Spain, that number is 17.2% as of 2017.
be 94.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Vanuatu, approximately 72.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 12.5% more likely to be literate
In Vanuatu, the literacy rate is 87.5% as of 2018. In Spain, it is 98.4% as of 2018.
be 74.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Vanuatu, approximately 12.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Spain, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.
have 61.2% fewer children
In Vanuatu, there are approximately 22.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Spain, there are 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 73.0% more likely to have access to electricity
In Vanuatu, approximately 58% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Spain, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 3.3 times more likely to have internet access
In Vanuatu, approximately 25.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Spain, about 86.1% do as of 2018.
spend 10.6% less on education
Vanuatu spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 96.4% more coastline
Vanuatu has a total of 2,528 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Spain: At a glance
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