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

Health

live 2.5 years longer

In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 71.9% more money

Mexico has a GDP per capita of $19,900 as of 2017, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.

be 14.7% less likely to be unemployed

In Mexico, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.

Life

have 36.9% fewer children

In Mexico, there are approximately 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 33.7% less likely to have internet access

In Mexico, approximately 65.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.

Expenditures

spend 34.7% less on education

Mexico spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 99.1% less coastline

Mexico has a total of 9,330 km of coastline. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 80 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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.
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