If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Austria, you would:

Health

live 2.6 years less

In Austria, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022.

Economy

be 60.5% less likely to be unemployed

In Austria, 7.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.

make 34.1% less money

Austria has a GDP per capita of $51,900 as of 2020, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.

Life

have 15.9% more children

In Austria, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In British Virgin Islands, there are 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

be 4.4 times more likely to die during infancy

In Austria, approximately 3.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In British Virgin Islands, on the other hand, 14.2 children do as of 2022.

Basic Needs

be 11.4% less likely to have internet access

In Austria, approximately 88.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, about 78.0% do as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 44.2% less on education

Austria spends 5.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. British Virgin Islands spends 2.9% of total GDP on education as of 2019.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

British Virgin Islands: At a glance

British Virgin Islands (sometimes abbreviated BVI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 151 sq km. First inhabited by Arawak and later by Carib Indians, the Virgin Islands were settled by the Dutch in 1648 and then annexed by the English in 1672. The islands were part of the British colony of the Leeward Islands from 1872-1960; they were granted autonomy in 1967. The economy is closely tied to the larger and more populous US Virgin Islands to the west; the US dollar is the legal currency.
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