If you lived in Jersey instead of United States, you would:

Health

live 1.9 years longer

In United States, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Life

be 32.1% 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 Jersey, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 31.7% less likely to have internet access

In United States, approximately 87.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Jersey, about 59.6% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 99.6% less coastline

United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Jersey, that number is 70 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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.
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