Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 15.0 years longer


In Tuvalu, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 14.9 times more money


Tuvalu has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

Life

be 86.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Tuvalu, approximately 29.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 47.7% less children


In Tuvalu, there are approximately 23.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 2.2 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Tuvalu, 45% of the population has electricity access. In Jersey, 100% of the population do.

be 29.6% more likely to have internet access


In Tuvalu, approximately 46.0% of the population has internet access. In Jersey, about 59.6% do.

Geography

see 2.9 times more coastline


Tuvalu has a total of 24 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 Tuvalu? 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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