Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 7.8 years longer


In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women). In British Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

make 6.0 times more money


Moldova has a GDP per capita of $5,700, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200.

be 29.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Moldova, 4.1% of adults are unemployed. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9%.

Basic Needs

be 10.9% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Moldova, approximately 88% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas). In British Virgin Islands, that number is 98% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas).

be 38.6% less likely to have internet access


In Moldova, approximately 71.0% of the population has internet access. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do.

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 Moldova? 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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