Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guernsey instead of Australia, you would:

Economy

be 78.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2% as of 2016.

Life

have 21.0% fewer children


In Australia, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guernsey, there are 9.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 99.8% less coastline


Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Guernsey, that number is 50 km.

Guernsey: At a glance

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.

How big is Guernsey compared to Australia? 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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