Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of British Virgin Islands, you would:
live 2.3 years longer
In British Virgin Islands, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 21.6% 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 $41,600 as of 2020.
be 73.0% less likely to die during infancy
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 14.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
be 21.8% more likely to have internet access
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In United Kingdom, about 95.0% do as of 2020.
spend 79.3% more on education
British Virgin Islands spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. United Kingdom spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
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.