Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Jersey instead of Thailand, you would:

Health

live 6.6 years longer


In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 3.2 times more money


Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2017, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600 as of 2016.

be 5.7 times more likely to be unemployed


In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Jersey, that number is 4.0% as of 2015.

Life

be 58.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Thailand, approximately 8.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.

have 18.7% more children


In Thailand, there are approximately 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Jersey, there are 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 97.8% less coastline


Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Jersey, that number is 70 km.

Jersey: At a glance

Jersey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 116 sq km. Jersey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy that held sway in both France and England. These islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Jersey is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

How big is Jersey compared to Thailand? 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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