Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

be 57.1% less likely to be unemployed


In Iceland, 2.8% of adults are unemployed. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2%.

Life

be 61.9% more likely to die during infancy


In Iceland, approximately 2.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Guernsey, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

have 28.5% less children


In Iceland, there are approximately 13.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Guernsey, there are 9.8 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 15.2% less likely to have internet access


In Iceland, approximately 98.2% of the population has internet access. In Guernsey, about 83.3% do.

Geography

see 99.0% less coastline


Iceland has a total of 4,970 km of coastline. In Guernsey, that number is 50 km.

Guernsey: At a glance

Guernsey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 78 sq km. Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy, which held sway in both France and England. The islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Guernsey 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 Guernsey compared to Iceland? 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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