Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 8.9 years longer


In Belarus, the average life expectancy is 73 years (68 years for men, 79 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 3.0 times more money


Belarus has a GDP per capita of $18,900, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

be 4.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Belarus, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Jersey, that number is 4.0%.

Life

have 20.4% more children


In Belarus, there are approximately 10.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 16.2% less likely to have internet access


In Belarus, approximately 71.1% of the population has internet access. In Jersey, about 59.6% do.

Jersey: At a glance

Jersey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 116 sq km. Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Jersey 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 Jersey 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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