Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Faroe Islands instead of United States, you would:
be 50.0% less likely to be unemployed
In United States, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Faroe Islands, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 33.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In United States, 15.1% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Faroe Islands, however, that number is 10.0% as of 2015.
make 33.1% less money
United States has a GDP per capita of $59,800 as of 2017, while in Faroe Islands, the GDP per capita is $40,000 as of 2014.
have 20.2% more children
In United States, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Faroe Islands, there are 14.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.8% more likely to have internet access
In United States, approximately 87.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Faroe Islands, about 97.6% do as of 2018.
see 94.4% less coastline
United States has a total of 19,924 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
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