Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 12.5 years longer


In Philippines, the average life expectancy is 69 years (66 years for men, 73 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 6.8 times more money


Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,300, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

be 29.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Philippines, 5.7% of adults are unemployed. In Jersey, that number is 4.0%.

Life

be 82.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Philippines, approximately 21.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 47.7% less children


In Philippines, there are approximately 23.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 13.6% more likely to have access to electricity


In Philippines, 88% of the population has electricity access. In Jersey, 100% of the population do.

Geography

see 99.8% less coastline


Philippines has a total of 36,289 km of coastline. In Jersey, that number is 70 km.

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 Philippines? 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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