Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Faroe Islands instead of Spain, you would:
live 1.2 years less
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Faroe Islands, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 87.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 17.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Faroe Islands, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 52.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Spain, 21.1% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Faroe Islands, however, that number is 10.0% as of 2015.
have 71.3% more children
In Spain, there are approximately 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Faroe Islands, there are 14.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 59.4% more likely to die during infancy
In Spain, approximately 3.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Faroe Islands, on the other hand, 5.1 children do as of 2020.
be 13.3% more likely to have internet access
In Spain, approximately 86.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Faroe Islands, about 97.6% do as of 2018.
see 77.5% less coastline
Spain has a total of 4,964 km of coastline. In Faroe Islands, that number is 1,117 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Faroe Islands: At a glance
How big is Faroe Islands compared to Spain? See an in-depth size comparison.