Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Faroe Islands instead of Spain, you would:
live 1.3 years less
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In Faroe Islands, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 10.5% more money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $36,200 as of 2020, while in Faroe Islands, the GDP per capita is $40,000 as of 2014.
be 84.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Faroe Islands, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 51.7% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Spain, 20.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Faroe Islands, however, that number is 10.0% as of 2015.
have 2.1 times more children
In Spain, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Faroe Islands, there are 14.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.4 times more likely to die during infancy
In Spain, approximately 2.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Faroe Islands, on the other hand, 6.0 children do as of 2022.
spend 95.2% more on education
Spain spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Faroe Islands spends 8.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
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.