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) as of 2020. In Isle of Man, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 41.5% more money


United States has a GDP per capita of $59,800 as of 2017, while in Isle of Man, the GDP per capita is $84,600 as of 2014.

be 75.0% less likely to be unemployed


In United States, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Isle of Man, that number is 1.1% as of 2017.

pay a 49.5% lower top tax rate


United States has a top tax rate of 39.6% as of 2016. In Isle of Man, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 26.4% 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 Isle of Man, on the other hand, 3.9 children do as of 2020.

have 12.9% fewer children


In United States, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Isle of Man, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

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.

Isle of Man: At a glance

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.

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