Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Trinidad and Tobago instead of Yemen, you would:

Health

live 7.0 years longer


In Yemen, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 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 Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2017.

Economy

make 12.5 times more money


Yemen has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2017, while in Trinidad and Tobago, the GDP per capita is $31,300 as of 2017.

be 81.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Yemen, 27.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 4.9% as of 2017.

be 63.0% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Yemen, 54.0% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Trinidad and Tobago, however, that number is 20.0% as of 2014.

pay a 66.7% higher top tax rate


Yemen has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Trinidad and Tobago, the top tax rate is 25.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 59.1% less likely to die during childbirth


In Yemen, approximately 164.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Trinidad and Tobago, 67.0 women do as of 2017.

be 41.2% more likely to be literate


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

be 52.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Yemen, approximately 41.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, on the other hand, 20.1 children do as of 2020.

have 55.8% fewer children


In Yemen, there are approximately 25.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Trinidad and Tobago, there are 11.4 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 the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Trinidad and Tobago, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 2.9 times more likely to have internet access


In Yemen, approximately 26.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Trinidad and Tobago, about 77.3% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 81.0% less coastline


Yemen has a total of 1,906 km of coastline. In Trinidad and Tobago, that number is 362 km.

Trinidad and Tobago: At a glance

Trinidad and Tobago is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 5,128 sq km. First colonized by the Spanish, the islands came under British control in the early 19th century. The islands' sugar industry was hurt by the emancipation of the slaves in 1834. Manpower was replaced with the importation of contract laborers from India between 1845 and 1917, which boosted sugar production as well as the cocoa industry. The discovery of oil on Trinidad in 1910 added another important export. Independence was attained in 1962. The country is one of the most prosperous in the Caribbean thanks largely to petroleum and natural gas production and processing. Tourism, mostly in Tobago, is targeted for expansion and is growing. The government is coping with a rise in violent crime.

How big is Trinidad and Tobago compared to Yemen? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Yemen Tax Authority, The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Division.

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