Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Guernsey instead of United States, you would:
live 2.5 years longer
In United States, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Guernsey, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
be 72.7% less likely to be unemployed
In United States, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2% as of 2016.
make 12.2% less money
United States has a GDP per capita of $59,800 as of 2017, while in Guernsey, the GDP per capita is $52,500 as of 2014.
be 37.7% less likely to die during infancy
In United States, approximately 5.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Guernsey, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.
have 21.0% fewer children
In United States, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guernsey, there are 9.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
see 99.7% less coastline
United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Guernsey, that number is 50 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Guernsey: At a glance
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