Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guernsey instead of Paraguay, you would:

Health

live 4.9 years longer


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Guernsey, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 4.1 times more money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Guernsey, the GDP per capita is $52,500 as of 2014.

be 78.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2% as of 2016.

Life

be 80.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Guernsey, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 41.0% fewer children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guernsey, there are 9.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 28.2% more likely to have internet access


In Paraguay, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Guernsey, about 83.3% do as of 2016.

Guernsey: At a glance

Guernsey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 78 sq km. Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy, which held sway in both France and England. The islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Guernsey is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

How big is Guernsey compared to Paraguay? 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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