Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.3 years longer


In Gibraltar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

be 4.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Gibraltar, 1.0% of adults are unemployed. In Jersey, that number is 4.0%.

Life

be 35.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Gibraltar, approximately 5.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 11.4% less children


In Gibraltar, there are approximately 14.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 36.9% less likely to have internet access


In Gibraltar, approximately 94.4% of the population has internet access. In Jersey, about 59.6% do.

Geography

see 5.8 times more coastline


Gibraltar has a total of 12 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 Gibraltar? 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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