Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 0.9 years longer


In Finland, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 27.8% more money


Finland has a GDP per capita of $44,300, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

be 53.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Finland, 8.6% of adults are unemployed. In Jersey, that number is 4.0%.

Life

have 15.9% more children


In Finland, there are approximately 10.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

be 52.0% more likely to die during infancy


In Finland, approximately 2.5 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 32.0% less likely to have internet access


In Finland, approximately 87.7% of the population has internet access. In Jersey, about 59.6% do.

Geography

see 94.4% less coastline


Finland has a total of 1,250 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 Finland? 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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