Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Jersey, you would:
live 6.5 years less
In Jersey, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
make 52.3% less money
Jersey has a GDP per capita of $56,600 as of 2016, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $27,000 as of 2017.
be 2.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Jersey, 4.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Turkey, that number is 10.9% as of 2017.
have 16.5% more children
In Jersey, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Turkey, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 4.4 times more likely to die during infancy
In Jersey, approximately 3.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Turkey, on the other hand, 15.8 children do as of 2020.
be 19.2% more likely to have internet access
In Jersey, approximately 59.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Turkey, about 71.0% do as of 2018.
see 102.9 times more coastline
Jersey has a total of 70 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Turkey: At a glance
How big is Turkey compared to Jersey? See an in-depth size comparison.