Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Isle of Man instead of United States, you would:

Health

live 1.3 years longer


In United States, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women). In Isle of Man, that number is 81 years (80 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

make 42.2% more money


United States has a GDP per capita of $59,500, while in Isle of Man, the GDP per capita is $84,600.

be 75.0% less likely to be unemployed


In United States, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In Isle of Man, that number is 1.1%.

spend 49.5% less on taxes


United States has a top tax rate of 39.6%. In Isle of Man, the top tax rate is 20.0%.

Life

be 31.0% less likely to die during infancy


In United States, approximately 5.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Isle of Man, on the other hand, 4.0 children do.

have 12.0% less children


In United States, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Isle of Man, there are 11.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Geography

see 99.2% less coastline


United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Isle of Man, that number is 160 km.

Learn more about Isle of Man

Isle of Man (sometimes abbreviated I.O.M.) is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 572 sq km. Part of the Norwegian Kingdom of the Hebrides until the 13th century when it was ceded to Scotland, the isle came under the British crown in 1765. Current concerns include reviving the almost extinct Manx Gaelic language. Isle of Man is a British crown dependency but is not part of the UK or of the European Union. However, the UK Government remains constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation.

How big is Isle of Man compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Internal Revenue Service, Income Tax Services, Isle of Man Government.