Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

be 50.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Malta, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In Faroe Islands, that number is 2.2%.

be 38.7% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Malta, 16.3% live below the poverty line. In Faroe Islands, however, that number is 10.0%.

Life

have 41.6% more children


In Malta, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Faroe Islands, there are 14.3 babies per 1,000 people.

be 54.3% more likely to die during infancy


In Malta, approximately 3.5 children die before they reach the age of one. In Faroe Islands, on the other hand, 5.4 children do.

Basic Needs

be 23.0% more likely to have internet access


In Malta, approximately 77.3% of the population has internet access. In Faroe Islands, about 95.1% do.

Geography

see 5.7 times more coastline


Malta has a total of 197 km of coastline. In Faroe Islands, that number is 1,117 km.

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 Malta? 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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