Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Basic Needs

be 56.4% less likely to have internet access


In Pitcairn Islands, approximately 100.0% of the population has internet access. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do.

Geography

see 56.9% more coastline


Pitcairn Islands has a total of 51 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 Pitcairn Islands? 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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