Comparing United States to Guernsey

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If you lived in Guernsey instead of United States, you would:


MAKE 15.5% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR


United States  UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
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Guernsey  GUERNSEY ($44,600.00 per capita)
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In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita, while in Guernsey, that number is $44,600.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. Guernsey GDP

LIVE 2.8 YEARS LONGER


United States  UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
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Guernsey  GUERNSEY (82.39 years life expectancy)
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In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56. In Guernsey, the average life expectancy is 82.39.
Category: United States vs. Guernsey life expectancy

BE 43.8% LESS LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY


United States  UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
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Guernsey  GUERNSEY (3.47 per 1000 infants)
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In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one. In Guernsey, on the other hand, there are a total of 3.47 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Guernsey infant mortality

BE 87.7% LESS LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED


United States  UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
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Guernsey  GUERNSEY (0.9% of people)
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In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed, and in Guernsey 0.9% are unemployed.
Category: United States vs. Guernsey unemployment rate

HAVE 26.3% FEWER BABIES


United States  UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
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Guernsey  GUERNSEY (9.89 babies per 1000 people)
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In United States, there are approximately 13.42 babies per 1000 people. In Guernsey, however, there are a total of 9.89 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Guernsey birth rate

SEE A 99.7% DECREASE IN COASTLINE


United States  UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
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Guernsey  GUERNSEY (50km of coastline)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline, while Guernsey has a total of 50 km.
Category: United States vs. Guernsey coastline

At a Glance: Guernsey

  • Land Area: ~78 sq km (United States is ~125,983 times bigger than Guernsey)
  • Population: ~66 thousand people (319 million more people live in United States)

How big is Guernsey compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Guernsey (78 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).


A brief history of Guernsey

Guernsey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 78 sq km. Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy, which held sway in both France and England. The islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Guernsey is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).