If you lived in Jersey instead of United States, you would:
MAKE 8% MORE MONEY EVERY YEAR
UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
JERSEY ($57,000.00 per capita)
In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita,
while in Jersey, that number is $57,000.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. Jersey GDP
LIVE 2.1 YEARS LONGER
UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
JERSEY (81.66 years life expectancy)
In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56.
In Jersey, the average life expectancy is 81.66.
Category: United States vs. Jersey life expectancy
BE 37.4% LESS LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY
UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
JERSEY (3.86 per 1000 infants)
In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one.
In Jersey, on the other hand, there are a total of 3.86 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Jersey infant mortality
BE 76.7% LESS LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED
UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
JERSEY (1.7% of people)
In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed,
and in Jersey 1.7% are unemployed.
Category: United States vs. Jersey unemployment rate
HAVE 13.2% FEWER BABIES
UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
JERSEY (11.65 babies per 1000 people)
In United States, there are approximately 13.42
babies per 1000 people. In Jersey, however, there are a total of 11.65 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Jersey birth rate
SEE A 99.6% DECREASE IN COASTLINE
UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
JERSEY (70km of coastline)
United States has a total of 19,924
km of coastline, while Jersey has a total of 70 km.
Category: United States vs. Jersey coastline
At a Glance: Jersey
Land Area: ~116 sq km (United States is ~84,713 times bigger than Jersey)
Population: ~97 thousand people (319 million more people live in United States)
How big is Jersey compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Jersey (116 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).
A brief history of Jersey
Jersey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 116 sq km. Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Jersey 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).
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