Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Virgin Islands instead of Isle of Man, you would:

Health

live 1.9 years less


In Isle of Man, the average life expectancy is 81 years (80 years for men, 83 years for women). In Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (76 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

make 56.3% less money


Isle of Man has a GDP per capita of $84,600, while in Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $37,000.

be 9.5 times more likely to be unemployed


In Isle of Man, 1.1% of adults are unemployed. In Virgin Islands, that number is 10.4%.

Life

have 16.4% more children


In Isle of Man, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Virgin Islands, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people.

be 97.5% more likely to die during infancy


In Isle of Man, approximately 4.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Virgin Islands, on the other hand, 7.9 children do.

Geography

see 17.5% more coastline


Isle of Man has a total of 160 km of coastline. In Virgin Islands, that number is 188 km.

Virgin Islands: At a glance

Virgin Islands (sometimes abbreviated USVI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 346 sq km. The Danes secured control over the southern Virgin Islands of Saint Thomas, Saint John, and Saint Croix during the 17th and early 18th centuries. Sugarcane, produced by African slave labor, drove the islands' economy during the 18th and early 19th centuries. In 1917, the US purchased the Danish holdings, which had been in economic decline since the abolition of slavery in 1848.

How big is Virgin Islands compared to Isle of Man? 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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