Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 9.6 years longer


In Belarus, the average life expectancy is 73 years (68 years for men, 79 years for women). In Guernsey, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 2.8 times more money


Belarus has a GDP per capita of $18,900, while in Guernsey, the GDP per capita is $52,500.

be 20.0% more likely to be unemployed


In Belarus, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2%.

Basic Needs

be 17.2% more likely to have internet access


In Belarus, approximately 71.1% of the population has internet access. In Guernsey, about 83.3% do.

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 Belarus? 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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