Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, you would:

Economy

be 79.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, 14.0% of adults are unemployed as of 1998. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.

Life

have 18.1% more children


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 88.7% more likely to have internet access


In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, approximately 23.1% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.

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 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha? 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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