Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guernsey instead of Equatorial Guinea, you would:

Health

live 17.1 years longer


In Equatorial Guinea, the average life expectancy is 66 years (64 years for men, 67 years for women) as of 2020. In Guernsey, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 40.4% more money


Equatorial Guinea has a GDP per capita of $37,400 as of 2017, while in Guernsey, the GDP per capita is $52,500 as of 2014.

be 86.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Equatorial Guinea, 8.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2% as of 2016.

Life

be 94.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 59.7 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.

have 68.1% fewer children


In Equatorial Guinea, there are approximately 30.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guernsey, there are 9.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 47.3% more likely to have access to electricity


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 68% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Guernsey, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 3.2 times more likely to have internet access


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 26.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Guernsey, about 83.3% do as of 2016.

be 39.3% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Guernsey, 94% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 83.1% less coastline


Equatorial Guinea has a total of 296 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 Equatorial Guinea? 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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