Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 8.4 years longer


In Belarus, the average life expectancy is 74 years (68 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 3.0 times more money


Belarus has a GDP per capita of $18,900 as of 2017, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600 as of 2016.

be 5.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Belarus, 0.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Jersey, that number is 4.0% as of 2015.

Life

have 33.7% more children


In Belarus, there are approximately 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Jersey, there are 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 24.7% less likely to have internet access


In Belarus, approximately 79.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Jersey, about 59.6% do as of 2016.

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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