Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Isle of Man instead of Japan, you would:


live 4.0 years less

In Japan, the average life expectancy is 85 years (82 years for men, 89 years for women). In Isle of Man, that number is 81 years (80 years for men, 83 years for women).


make 97.7% more money

Japan has a GDP per capita of $42,800, while in Isle of Man, the GDP per capita is $84,600.

be 62.1% less likely to be unemployed

In Japan, 2.9% of adults are unemployed. In Isle of Man, that number is 1.1%.

spend 64.3% less on taxes

Japan has a top tax rate of 56.0%. In Isle of Man, the top tax rate is 20.0%.


have 42.9% more children

In Japan, there are approximately 7.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Isle of Man, there are 11.0 babies per 1,000 people.

be 100.0% more likely to die during infancy

In Japan, approximately 2.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Isle of Man, on the other hand, 4.0 children do.


see 99.5% less coastline

Japan has a total of 29,751 km of coastline. In Isle of Man, that number is 160 km.

Isle of Man: At a glance

Isle of Man (sometimes abbreviated I.O.M.) is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 572 sq km. Part of the Norwegian Kingdom of the Hebrides until the 13th century when it was ceded to Scotland, the isle came under the British crown in 1765. Current concerns include reviving the almost extinct Manx Gaelic language. Isle of Man is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government remains constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

How big is Isle of Man compared to Japan? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Income Tax Services, Isle of Man Government, National Tax Agency Japan.


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