Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 1.0 years longer


In Austria, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women). In Guernsey, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

be 78.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Austria, 5.5% of adults are unemployed. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2%.

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 Austria? 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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