Quality of life comparison
If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Thailand, you would:
live 3.6 years longer
In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 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.
make 91.1% more money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2017, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200 as of 2017.
be 4.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9% as of 2015.
be 27.9% more likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 8.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In British Virgin Islands, on the other hand, 11.0 children do as of 2020.
be 23.3% less likely to have internet access
In Thailand, approximately 56.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In British Virgin Islands, about 43.6% do as of 2016.
spend 22.0% less on education
Thailand spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 97.5% less coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 80 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
British Virgin Islands: At a glance
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