Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 10.4 years longer


In Yemen, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

be 11.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Yemen, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2018.

be 10.5% more likely to be obese


In Yemen, 17.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 10.6 times more money


Yemen has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2017, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,400 as of 2017.

be 59.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Yemen, 27.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0% as of 2014.

Life

be 41.2% more likely to be literate


In Yemen, the literacy rate is 70.1% as of 2015. In Antigua and Barbuda, it is 99.0% as of 2015.

be 73.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Yemen, approximately 41.9 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.

have 40.3% fewer children


In Yemen, there are approximately 25.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 2.1 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Yemen, approximately 47% of people have electricity access (72% in urban areas, and 32% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 97% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 96% in rural areas) as of 2012.

be 2.8 times more likely to have internet access


In Yemen, approximately 26.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 76.0% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 92.0% less coastline


Yemen has a total of 1,906 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 Yemen? 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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