Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.3 years longer


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 4.4 times more money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600 as of 2016.

be 29.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Jersey, that number is 4.0% as of 2015.

Life

be 78.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.

have 23.5% fewer children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Jersey, there are 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Jersey: At a glance

Jersey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 116 sq km. Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Jersey 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 Jersey 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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