Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guernsey instead of Canada, you would:

Economy

be 81.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Canada, 6.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2% as of 2016.

Life

be 23.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Canada, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Guernsey, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

Geography

see 100.0% less coastline


Canada has a total of 202,080 km of coastline. In Guernsey, that number is 50 km.

Guernsey: At a glance

Guernsey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 78 sq km. Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy, which held sway in both France and England. The islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Guernsey is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

How big is Guernsey compared to Canada? 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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