Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of British Virgin Islands, you would:
live 1.9 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 United Kingdom, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 29.5% more money
British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $44,300 as of 2017.
be 51.7% more likely to be unemployed
In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In United Kingdom, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
be 62.7% 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 United Kingdom, on the other hand, 4.1 children do as of 2020.
be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In United Kingdom, about 94.9% do as of 2018.
spend 71.9% more on education
British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. United Kingdom spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 155.4 times more coastline
British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United Kingdom: At a glance
How big is United Kingdom compared to British Virgin Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.