Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Guernsey instead of Yemen, you would:

Health

live 15.9 years longer


In Yemen, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020. In Guernsey, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 21.0 times more money


Yemen has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2017, while in Guernsey, the GDP per capita is $52,500 as of 2014.

be 95.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Yemen, 27.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Guernsey, that number is 1.2% as of 2016.

Life

be 92.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Yemen, approximately 41.9 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 62.0% fewer children


In Yemen, there are approximately 25.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Guernsey, there are 9.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 2.1 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Yemen, approximately 47% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Guernsey, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 3.1 times more likely to have internet access


In Yemen, approximately 26.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Guernsey, about 83.3% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 97.4% less coastline


Yemen has a total of 1,906 km of coastline. In Guernsey, that number is 50 km.

Guernsey: At a glance

Guernsey is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 78 sq km. Guernsey and the other Channel Islands represent the last remnants of the medieval Dukedom of Normandy, which held sway in both France and England. The islands were the only British soil occupied by German troops in World War II. Guernsey 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.

How big is Guernsey compared to Yemen? 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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