Quality of life comparison
If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of India, you would:
live 9.5 years longer
In India, the average life expectancy is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
make 4.8 times more money
India has a GDP per capita of $7,200 as of 2017, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.
be 65.9% less likely to be unemployed
In India, 8.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.
be 68.9% less likely to die during infancy
In India, approximately 35.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, on the other hand, 11.0 children do as of 2020.
have 39.0% fewer children
In India, there are approximately 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 26.6% more likely to have internet access
In India, approximately 34.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.
spend 15.8% less on education
India spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 98.9% less coastline
India has a total of 7,000 km of coastline. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 80 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
British Virgin Islands: At a glance
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