Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 19.4% less likely to be unemployed

In Bahrain, 3.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.

make 30.2% less money

Bahrain has a GDP per capita of $49,000 as of 2017, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.


be 32.5% more likely to die during infancy

In Bahrain, approximately 8.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, on the other hand, 11.0 children do as of 2020.

have 12.6% fewer children

In Bahrain, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 55.8% less likely to have internet access

In Bahrain, approximately 98.6% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.


spend 39.1% more on education

Bahrain spends 2.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.


see 50.3% less coastline

Bahrain has a total of 161 km of coastline. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 80 km.

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.

How big is British Virgin Islands compared to Bahrain? 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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