Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Isle of Man instead of Equatorial Guinea, you would:

Health

live 15.9 years longer


In Equatorial Guinea, the average life expectancy is 66 years (64 years for men, 67 years for women) as of 2020. In Isle of Man, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 2.3 times more money


Equatorial Guinea has a GDP per capita of $37,400 as of 2017, while in Isle of Man, the GDP per capita is $84,600 as of 2014.

be 87.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Equatorial Guinea, 8.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Isle of Man, that number is 1.1% as of 2017.

pay a 42.9% lower top tax rate


Equatorial Guinea has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Isle of Man, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 93.5% 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 Isle of Man, on the other hand, 3.9 children do as of 2020.

have 64.8% fewer children


In Equatorial Guinea, there are approximately 30.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Isle of Man, there are 10.8 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 Isle of Man, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 47.9% 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 Isle of Man, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 45.9% less coastline


Equatorial Guinea has a total of 296 km of coastline. In Isle of Man, that number is 160 km.

Isle of Man: At a glance

Isle of Man (sometimes abbreviated I.O.M.) is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 572 sq km. Part of the Norwegian Kingdom of the Hebrides until the 13th century when it was ceded to Scotland, the isle came under the British crown in 1765. Current concerns include reviving the almost extinct Manx Gaelic language. Isle of Man is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government remains constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

How big is Isle of Man 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, Ministry of Finance, Income Tax Services, Isle of Man Government.

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