Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 13.3 years longer


In Guyana, the average life expectancy is 69 years (66 years for men, 72 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 6.9 times more money


Guyana has a GDP per capita of $8,200, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

be 64.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Guyana, 11.1% of adults are unemployed. In Jersey, that number is 4.0%.

Life

be 87.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Guyana, approximately 30.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 19.5% fewer children


In Guyana, there are approximately 15.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 26.6% more likely to have access to electricity


In Guyana, 79% of the population has electricity access. In Jersey, 100% of the population do.

be 66.9% more likely to have internet access


In Guyana, approximately 35.7% of the population has internet access. In Jersey, about 59.6% do.

Geography

see 84.7% less coastline


Guyana has a total of 459 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 Guyana? 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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