Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 15.3 years longer


In Yemen, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020. In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 22.6 times more money


Yemen has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2017, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600 as of 2016.

be 85.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Yemen, 27.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Jersey, that number is 4.0% as of 2015.

Life

be 91.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Yemen, approximately 41.9 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.

have 50.8% fewer children


In Yemen, there are approximately 25.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Jersey, there are 12.7 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 Jersey, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access


In Yemen, approximately 26.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Jersey, about 59.6% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 96.3% less coastline


Yemen has a total of 1,906 km of coastline. In Jersey, that number is 70 km.

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.

How big is Jersey 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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