Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Basic Needs

be 45.2% less likely to have internet access


In Pitcairn Islands, approximately 100.0% of the population has internet access. In Virgin Islands, about 54.8% do.

Geography

see 3.7 times more coastline


Pitcairn Islands has a total of 51 km of coastline. In Virgin Islands, that number is 188 km.

Virgin Islands: At a glance

Virgin Islands (sometimes abbreviated USVI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 346 sq km. The Danes secured control over the southern Virgin Islands of Saint Thomas, Saint John, and Saint Croix during the 17th and early 18th centuries. Sugarcane, produced by African slave labor, drove the islands' economy during the 18th and early 19th centuries. In 1917, the US purchased the Danish holdings, which had been in economic decline since the abolition of slavery in 1848.

How big is 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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