Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 16.5 years longer


In Equatorial Guinea, the average life expectancy is 66 years (64 years for men, 67 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 51.3% more money


Equatorial Guinea has a GDP per capita of $37,400 as of 2017, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600 as of 2016.

be 53.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Equatorial Guinea, 8.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Jersey, that number is 4.0% as of 2015.

Life

be 94.0% 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 Jersey, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.

have 58.6% fewer children


In Equatorial Guinea, there are approximately 30.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Jersey, there are 12.7 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 Jersey, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 2.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 26.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Jersey, about 59.6% 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 Jersey, 94% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 76.4% less coastline


Equatorial Guinea has a total of 296 km of coastline. In Jersey, that number is 70 km.

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.

How big is Jersey 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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