Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Gibraltar, you would:
live 3.2 years longer
In Gibraltar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Iceland, that number is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
make 15.2% less money
Gibraltar has a GDP per capita of $61,700 as of 2014, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,300 as of 2020.
be 3.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Gibraltar, 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Iceland, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
be 73.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Gibraltar, approximately 6.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Iceland, on the other hand, 1.6 children do as of 2022.
see 414.2 times more coastline
Gibraltar has a total of 12 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to Gibraltar? See an in-depth size comparison.