Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Pierre and Miquelon instead of British Virgin Islands, you would:

Health

live 1.8 years longer


In British Virgin Islands, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women). In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

make 35.1% more money


British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200, while in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the GDP per capita is $46,200.

be 3.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 8.7%.

Life

be 46.3% less likely to die during infancy


In British Virgin Islands, approximately 12.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, on the other hand, 6.5 children do.

have 36.0% less children


In British Virgin Islands, there are approximately 11.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are 7.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 82.3% more likely to have internet access


In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, about 79.5% do.

Geography

see 50.0% more coastline


British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 km of coastline. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 120 km.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: At a glance

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 242 sq km. First settled by the French in the early 17th century, the islands represent the sole remaining vestige of France's once vast North American possessions.

How big is Saint Pierre and Miquelon 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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