Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

make 83.0% less money


British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in Niue, the GDP per capita is $5,800 as of 2003.

be 4.1 times more likely to be unemployed


In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Niue, that number is 12.0% as of 2001.

Basic Needs

be 2.1 times more likely to have internet access


In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Niue, about 91.6% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 20.0% less coastline


British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 km of coastline. In Niue, that number is 64 km.

Niue: At a glance

Niue is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 260 sq km. Niue's remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the adjacent Cook Islands, has caused it to be separately administered by New Zealand. The population of the island continues to drop (from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to an estimated 1,229 in 2013) with substantial emigration to New Zealand 2,400 km to the southwest.

How big is Niue 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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