Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of British Virgin Islands, you would:
live 4.0 years longer
In British Virgin Islands, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In Iceland, that number is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
make 52.9% more money
British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,300 as of 2020.
be 24.8% more likely to be unemployed
In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Iceland, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
be 88.3% less likely to die during infancy
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 14.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Iceland, on the other hand, 1.6 children do as of 2022.
have 18.4% more children
In British Virgin Islands, there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Iceland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 26.9% more likely to have internet access
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2020.
spend 2.6 times more on education
British Virgin Islands spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Iceland spends 7.6% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 62.1 times more coastline
British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to British Virgin Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.