Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), you would:

Health

live 0.9 years longer


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women). In British Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

make 51.7% less money


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a GDP per capita of $70,800, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200.

be 2.9 times more likely to be unemployed


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9%.

Basic Needs

be 55.6% less likely to have internet access


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), approximately 98.3% of the population has internet access. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do.

Geography

see 93.8% less coastline


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a total of 1,288 km of coastline. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 80 km.

British Virgin Islands: At a glance

British Virgin Islands (sometimes abbreviated BVI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 151 sq km. First inhabited by Arawak and later by Carib Indians, the Virgin Islands were settled by the Dutch in 1648 and then annexed by the English in 1672. The islands were part of the British colony of the Leeward Islands from 1872-1960; they were granted autonomy in 1967. The economy is closely tied to the larger and more populous US Virgin Islands to the west; the US dollar is the legal currency.

How big is British Virgin Islands compared to Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)? 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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