Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.9 years longer


In Oman, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 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 25.7% less money


Oman has a GDP per capita of $46,000 as of 2017, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.

Life

have 51.9% fewer children


In Oman, there are approximately 23.1 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 45.6% less likely to have internet access


In Oman, approximately 80.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.

Expenditures

spend 52.9% less on education


Oman spends 6.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 96.2% less coastline


Oman has a total of 2,092 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 Oman? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about British Virgin Islands. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this