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 (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 35.1% more money


British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the GDP per capita is $46,200 as of 2006.

be 3.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 8.7% as of 2015.

Life

be 44.5% 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 Saint Pierre and Miquelon, on the other hand, 6.1 children do as of 2020.

have 39.6% fewer children


In British Virgin Islands, there are approximately 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are 6.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 82.3% more likely to have internet access


In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, about 79.5% do as of 2016.

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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