Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Northern Mariana Islands instead of Zimbabwe, you would:

Health

live 15.0 years longer


In Zimbabwe, the average life expectancy is 60 years (58 years for men, 62 years for women). In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 10.7 times more money


Zimbabwe has a GDP per capita of $2,300, while in Northern Mariana Islands, the GDP per capita is $24,500.

Life

be 61.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Zimbabwe, approximately 32.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In Northern Mariana Islands, on the other hand, 12.7 children do.

have 56.1% less children


In Zimbabwe, there are approximately 34.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Northern Mariana Islands, there are 15.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 32.5% more likely to have internet access


In Zimbabwe, approximately 23.1% of the population has internet access. In Northern Mariana Islands, about 30.6% do.

be 26.8% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Zimbabwe, approximately 77% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas). In Northern Mariana Islands, that number is 98% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas).

Northern Mariana Islands: At a glance

Northern Mariana Islands (sometimes abbreviated CNMI) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 464 sq km. Under US administration as part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific, the people of the Northern Mariana Islands decided in the 1970s not to seek independence but instead to forge closer links with the US. Negotiations for territorial status began in 1972. A covenant to establish a commonwealth in political union with the US was approved in 1975, and came into force on 24 March 1976. A new government and constitution went into effect in 1978.

How big is Northern Mariana Islands compared to Zimbabwe? 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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