Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.8 years longer


In Poland, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 82 years for women). In Guernsey, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 78.0% more money


Poland has a GDP per capita of $29,500, while in Guernsey, the GDP per capita is $52,500.

be 75.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Poland, 4.8% of adults are unemployed. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2%.

Life

be 22.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Poland, approximately 4.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Guernsey, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

Basic Needs

be 13.6% more likely to have internet access


In Poland, approximately 73.3% of the population has internet access. In Guernsey, about 83.3% do.

Geography

see 88.6% less coastline


Poland has a total of 440 km of coastline. In Guernsey, that number is 50 km.

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 Poland? 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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