Quality of life comparison
If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Ireland, you would:
live 2.0 years less
In Ireland, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 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.
be 56.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Ireland, 6.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.
make 53.3% less money
Ireland has a GDP per capita of $73,200 as of 2017, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.
be 3.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Ireland, approximately 3.6 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 14.6% fewer children
In Ireland, there are approximately 13.0 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 48.4% less likely to have internet access
In Ireland, approximately 84.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.
spend 13.5% less on education
Ireland spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 94.5% less coastline
Ireland has a total of 1,448 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
How big is British Virgin Islands compared to Ireland? See an in-depth size comparison.