Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in British Virgin Islands instead of Uzbekistan, you would:

Health

live 4.8 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women). In British Virgin Islands, that number is 79 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

make 5.0 times more money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in British Virgin Islands, the GDP per capita is $34,200.

be 40.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Uzbekistan, 4.9% of adults are unemployed. In British Virgin Islands, that number is 2.9%.

Life

be 32.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 18.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In British Virgin Islands, on the other hand, 12.1 children do.

have 33.9% less children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people. In British Virgin Islands, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 12.3% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Uzbekistan, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas). In British Virgin Islands, that number is 98% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas).

British Virgin Islands: At a glance

British Virgin Islands (sometimes abbreviated BVI) is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 151 sq km. First inhabited by Arawak and later by Carib Indians, the Virgin Islands were settled by the Dutch in 1648 and then annexed by the English in 1672. The islands were part of the British colony of the Leeward Islands from 1872-1960; they were granted autonomy in 1967. The economy is closely tied to the larger and more populous US Virgin Islands to the west; the US dollar is the legal currency.

How big is British Virgin Islands compared to Uzbekistan? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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