Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

make 97.1% less money


British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in Tokelau, the GDP per capita is $1,000 as of 1993.

Basic Needs

be 38.1% more likely to have internet access


In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Tokelau, about 60.2% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 26.2% more coastline


British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 km of coastline. In Tokelau, that number is 101 km.

Tokelau: At a glance

Tokelau is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12 sq km. Originally settled by Polynesian emigrants from surrounding island groups, the Tokelau Islands were made a British protectorate in 1889. They were transferred to New Zealand administration in 1925. Referenda held in 2006 and 2007 to change the status of the islands from that of a New Zealand territory to one of free association with New Zealand did not meet the needed threshold for approval.

How big is Tokelau 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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