Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Vietnam, you would:

Health

live 7.2 years longer


In Vietnam, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 6.3 times more money


Vietnam has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

be 81.8% more likely to be unemployed


In Vietnam, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

Life

be 65.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Vietnam, approximately 15.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

have 17.9% fewer children


In Vietnam, there are approximately 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 12.3% more likely to have internet access


In Vietnam, approximately 70.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cayman Islands, about 79.0% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 95.4% less coastline


Vietnam has a total of 3,444 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands compared to Vietnam? 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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