Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 1.1 years longer


In Germany, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 12.3% more money


Germany has a GDP per capita of $50,400, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

Life

have 44.2% more children


In Germany, there are approximately 8.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

be 11.8% more likely to die during infancy


In Germany, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 33.5% less likely to have internet access


In Germany, approximately 89.6% of the population has internet access. In Jersey, about 59.6% do.

Geography

see 97.1% less coastline


Germany has a total of 2,389 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 Germany? 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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