Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Faroe Islands instead of Liechtenstein, you would:

Health

live 1.4 years less


In Liechtenstein, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Faroe Islands, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

make 71.2% less money


Liechtenstein has a GDP per capita of $139,100, while in Faroe Islands, the GDP per capita is $40,000.

Life

have 37.5% more children


In Liechtenstein, there are approximately 10.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Faroe Islands, there are 14.3 babies per 1,000 people.

be 28.6% more likely to die during infancy


In Liechtenstein, approximately 4.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Faroe Islands, on the other hand, 5.4 children do.

Faroe Islands: At a glance

Faroe Islands is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 1,393 sq km. The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands have been connected politically to Denmark since the 14th century. A high degree of self-government was granted the Faroese in 1948, who have autonomy over most internal affairs while Denmark is responsible for justice, defense, and foreign affairs. The Faroe Islands are not part of the European Union.

How big is Faroe Islands compared to Liechtenstein? 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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