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


live 1.0 years longer

In Ireland, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Jersey, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.


make 49.6% less money

Ireland has a GDP per capita of $112,400 as of 2022, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600 as of 2016.

be 34.6% more likely to be unemployed

In Ireland, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2022. In Jersey, that number is 6.0% as of 2022.


be 11.5% more likely to die during infancy

In Ireland, approximately 3.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.9 children do as of 2022.


see 95.2% less coastline

Ireland has a total of 1,448 km of coastline. In Jersey, that number is 70 km.

The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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.
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