Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.6 years longer


In British Virgin Islands, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women). In Bermuda, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 2.9 times more money


British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200, while in Bermuda, the GDP per capita is $99,400.

be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed


In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed. In Bermuda, that number is 7.0%.

Life

be 79.3% less likely to die during infancy


In British Virgin Islands, approximately 12.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Bermuda, on the other hand, 2.5 children do.

Basic Needs

be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access


In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access. In Bermuda, about 98.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 76.2% less on education


British Virgin Islands spends 6.3% of its total GDP on education. Bermuda spends 1.5% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 28.7% more coastline


British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 km of coastline. In Bermuda, that number is 103 km.

Bermuda: At a glance

Bermuda is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 54 sq km. Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists headed for Virginia. Self-governing since 1620, Bermuda is the oldest and most populous of the British overseas territories. Vacationing to the island to escape North American winters first developed in Victorian times. Tourism continues to be important to the island's economy, although international business has overtaken it in recent years. Bermuda has also developed into a highly successful offshore financial center. A referendum on independence from the UK was soundly defeated in 1995.

How big is Bermuda compared to British Virgin Islands? 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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