If you lived in Jersey instead of China, you would:

Health

live 6.1 years longer

In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 3.1 times more money

China has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2018, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600 as of 2016.

Life

be 68.4% less likely to die during infancy

In China, approximately 11.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.

Geography

see 99.5% less coastline

China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Jersey, that number is 70 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Jersey: At a glance

Jersey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 116 sq km. Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Jersey 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.
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