Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Libya instead of British Virgin Islands, you would:
live 2.5 years less
In British Virgin Islands, the average life expectancy is 79 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Libya, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.
make 71.9% less money
British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in Libya, the GDP per capita is $9,600 as of 2017.
be 10.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Libya, that number is 30.0% as of 2004.
have 2.1 times more children
In British Virgin Islands, there are approximately 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Libya, there are 23.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 50.1% less likely to have internet access
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Libya, about 21.8% do as of 2018.
see 22.1 times more coastline
British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 km of coastline. In Libya, that number is 1,770 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Libya: At a glance
How big is Libya compared to British Virgin Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.