Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.0 years longer


In British Virgin Islands, the average life expectancy is 79 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Denmark, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 46.5% more money


British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in Denmark, the GDP per capita is $50,100 as of 2017.

be 96.6% more likely to be unemployed


In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Denmark, that number is 5.7% as of 2017.

Life

be 70.9% less likely to die during infancy


In British Virgin Islands, approximately 11.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Denmark, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

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 as of 2016. In Denmark, about 97.6% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 2.4 times more on education


British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education as of 2014.

Geography

see 91.4 times more coastline


British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 km of coastline. In Denmark, that number is 7,314 km.

Denmark: At a glance

Denmark is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,434 sq km. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

How big is Denmark 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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