Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

make 21.5% more money


Belgium has a GDP per capita of $46,600, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

be 45.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Belgium, 7.3% of adults are unemployed. In Jersey, that number is 4.0%.

Life

be 11.8% more likely to die during infancy


In Belgium, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 31.1% less likely to have internet access


In Belgium, approximately 86.5% 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 Belgium? 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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