Comparing United States to Jersey

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MAKE 8% MORE MONEY EVERY YEAR


United States  UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
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Jersey  JERSEY ($57,000.00 per capita)
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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  UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
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Jersey  JERSEY (81.66 years life expectancy)
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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  UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
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Jersey  JERSEY (3.86 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 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  UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
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Jersey  JERSEY (1.7% of people)
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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  UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
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Jersey  JERSEY (11.65 babies per 1000 people)
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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  UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
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Jersey  JERSEY (70km of coastline)
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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).