Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 21.5 years longer


In Zimbabwe, the average life expectancy is 60 years (58 years for men, 62 years for women). In Jersey, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 24.6 times more money


Zimbabwe has a GDP per capita of $2,300, while in Jersey, the GDP per capita is $56,600.

be 64.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Zimbabwe, 11.3% of adults are unemployed. In Jersey, that number is 4.0%.

Life

be 88.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Zimbabwe, approximately 32.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In Jersey, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 63.7% less children


In Zimbabwe, there are approximately 34.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Jersey, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 2.5 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Zimbabwe, 40% of the population has electricity access. In Jersey, 100% of the population do.

be 2.6 times more likely to have internet access


In Zimbabwe, approximately 23.1% of the population has internet access. In Jersey, about 59.6% do.

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 Zimbabwe? 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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