Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Lithuania, you would:

Health

live 3.8 years longer


In Lithuania, the average life expectancy is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women). In British Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

be 58.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Lithuania, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9%.

Life

have 12.1% more children


In Lithuania, there are approximately 9.9 babies per 1,000 people. In British Virgin Islands, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.2 times more likely to die during infancy


In Lithuania, approximately 3.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In British Virgin Islands, on the other hand, 12.1 children do.

Basic Needs

be 41.4% less likely to have internet access


In Lithuania, approximately 74.4% of the population has internet access. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do.

Expenditures

spend 40.0% more on education


Lithuania spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education. British Virgin Islands spends 6.3% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 11.1% less coastline


Lithuania has a total of 90 km of coastline. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 80 km.

British Virgin Islands: At a glance

British Virgin Islands (sometimes abbreviated BVI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 151 sq km. First inhabited by Arawak and later by Carib Indians, the Virgin Islands were settled by the Dutch in 1648 and then annexed by the English in 1672. The islands were part of the British colony of the Leeward Islands from 1872-1960; they were granted autonomy in 1967. The economy is closely tied to the larger and more populous US Virgin Islands to the west; the US dollar is the legal currency.

How big is British Virgin Islands compared to Lithuania? 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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