Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Bermuda instead of Guernsey, you would:

Health

live 1.2 years less


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

Economy

make 89.3% more money


Guernsey has a GDP per capita of $52,500, while in Bermuda, the GDP per capita is $99,400.

be 5.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Guernsey, 1.2% of adults are unemployed. In Bermuda, that number is 7.0%.

Life

be 26.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Guernsey, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Bermuda, on the other hand, 2.5 children do.

have 15.3% more children


In Guernsey, there are approximately 9.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Bermuda, there are 11.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 17.6% more likely to have internet access


In Guernsey, approximately 83.3% of the population has internet access. In Bermuda, about 98.0% do.

Geography

see 2.1 times more coastline


Guernsey has a total of 50 km of coastline. In Bermuda, that number is 103 km.

Bermuda: At a glance

Bermuda is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 54 sq km. Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists headed for Virginia. Self-governing since 1620, Bermuda is the oldest and most populous of the British overseas territories. Vacationing to the island to escape North American winters first developed in Victorian times. Tourism continues to be important to the island's economy, although international business has overtaken it in recent years. Bermuda has also developed into a highly successful offshore financial center. A referendum on independence from the UK was soundly defeated in 1995.

How big is Bermuda compared to Guernsey? 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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