Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Isle of Man instead of Guernsey, you would:

Health

live 1.3 years less


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

Economy

make 61.1% more money


Guernsey has a GDP per capita of $52,500, while in Isle of Man, the GDP per capita is $84,600.

Life

have 12.2% more children


In Guernsey, there are approximately 9.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Isle of Man, there are 11.0 babies per 1,000 people.

be 17.6% more likely to die during infancy


In Guernsey, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Isle of Man, on the other hand, 4.0 children do.

Geography

see 3.2 times more coastline


Guernsey has a total of 50 km of coastline. In Isle of Man, that number is 160 km.

Isle of Man: At a glance

Isle of Man (sometimes abbreviated I.O.M.) is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 572 sq km. Part of the Norwegian Kingdom of the Hebrides until the 13th century when it was ceded to Scotland, the isle came under the British crown in 1765. Current concerns include reviving the almost extinct Manx Gaelic language. Isle of Man is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government remains constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

How big is Isle of Man 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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