Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Jersey instead of Timor-Leste, you would:

Health

live 13.5 years longer


In Timor-Leste, the average life expectancy is 68 years (67 years for men, 70 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 10.5 times more money


Timor-Leste has a GDP per capita of $5,400, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

Life

be 89.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Timor-Leste, approximately 35.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 62.9% fewer children


In Timor-Leste, there are approximately 33.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 2.4 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Timor-Leste, 42% of the population has electricity access. In Jersey, 100% of the population do.

be 2.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Timor-Leste, approximately 25.2% of the population has internet access. In Jersey, about 59.6% do.

Geography

see 90.1% less coastline


Timor-Leste has a total of 706 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 Timor-Leste? 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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