Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Faroe Islands instead of India, you would:
live 11.1 years longer
In India, the average life expectancy is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020. In Faroe Islands, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 5.6 times more money
India has a GDP per capita of $7,200 as of 2017, while in Faroe Islands, the GDP per capita is $40,000 as of 2014.
be 74.1% less likely to be unemployed
In India, 8.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Faroe Islands, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 54.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In India, 21.9% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Faroe Islands, however, that number is 10.0% as of 2015.
be 85.6% less likely to die during infancy
In India, approximately 35.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Faroe Islands, on the other hand, 5.1 children do as of 2020.
have 18.1% fewer children
In India, there are approximately 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Faroe Islands, there are 14.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 18.3% more likely to have access to electricity
In India, approximately 84% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Faroe Islands, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 2.8 times more likely to have internet access
In India, approximately 34.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Faroe Islands, about 97.6% do as of 2018.
see 84.0% less coastline
India has a total of 7,000 km of coastline. In Faroe Islands, that number is 1,117 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Faroe Islands: At a glance
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