Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, you would:

Health

live 3.0 years longer


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 3.0 times more money


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2017, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.

be 84.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 18.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2008. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.

Life

have 11.9% fewer children


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, there are approximately 12.6 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 94.7% more likely to have internet access


In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, approximately 22.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.

Expenditures

spend 44.8% less on education


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines spends 5.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

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 Vincent and the Grenadines? 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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