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About Jersey in detail
Where is Jersey?
Jersey, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 49 11 N 2 06 W otherwise in Europe, in Western Europe, island in the English Channel, northwest of France.
What is the capital of Jersey?
The capital city of Jersey is: Saint Helier.
What is the time in Saint Helier?
It is 5 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of Saint Helier is: UTC 0.
What is the Internet code for Jersey?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Jersey is: .je
What is the size of Jersey?
The territory of Jersey is total: 116 sq km; land: 116 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Jersey is about two-thirds the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Jersey, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Jersey?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Jersey is covered by water (see below), and this includes 70 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Jersey?
The climate of Jersey is temperate: mild winters and cool summers.
Geographical data of Jersey
The elevation of Jersey; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m, highest point: unnamed elevation 143 m.
The typical geographical details of Jersey include gently rolling plain with low, rugged hills along north coast.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Jersey is largest and southernmost of Channel Islands; about 30% of population concentrated in Saint Helier.
Resources and land use of Jersey
The country’s main mined products are arable land. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 66%; arable land 66%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 0%; forest: 0%; other: 34% (2011 estimate).
Population data of Jersey
The number of inhabitants of Jersey is 98,069 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that fairly even distribution; no notable trends.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 31.4% of total population (2014).
Most of the population in Jersey is concentrated in N/A.
Ethnicity in Jersey
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: Jersey 46.4%, British 32.7%, Portuguese/Madeiran 8.2%, Polish 3.3%, Irish, French, and other white 7.1%, other 2.4% (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Jersey
The spoken languages in Jersey are the following: English 94.5% (official language), Portuguese 4.6%, other 0.9% (2001 census).
What are the most important religions in Jersey?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Protestant (Anglican, Baptist, Congregational New Church, Methodist, Presbyterian), Roman Catholic.
Further population data of Jersey
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 16.1% (male 8,169 / female 7,616) 15-24 years: 14.23% (male 7,187 / female 6,768) 25-54 years: 41.18% (male 20,215 / female 20,170) 55-64 years: 12.38% (male 5,931 / female 6,209) 65 years and over: 16.12% (male 6,731 / female 9,073) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Jersey is 0.79% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Jersey the birth rate is 12.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 7.7 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Jersey the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Jersey, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Jersey are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Jersey
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Jersey's economy is based on international financial services, agriculture, and tourism. In 2010, the financial services sector accounted for about 50% of the island's output. Potatoes, cauliflower, tomatoes, and especially flowers are important export cr.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Jersey is $5.771 billion (FY 2012/13 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Jersey is -0.3% (FY12/13 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Jersey this is $57,000 (2005 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Jersey produces?
The main agricultural products of Jersey are potatoes, cauliflower, tomatoes; beef, dairy products.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, banking and finance, dairy, electronics. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, banking and finance, dairy, electronics.
Drinking water source in Jersey
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water N/A.
Average number of childbirth in Jersey
In Jersey the average number of childbirth is 1.66 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Jersey
The average age of the population is total: 38.5 years; male: 36.2 years, female: 41.2 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Jersey it is 16 years of age, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Jersey is 3.5 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see United Kingdom.
Is Jersey a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Jersey
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Jersey density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Jersey the N/A.
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Jersey the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Jersey is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Jersey? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Jersey are N/A.
More interesting facts about Jersey
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; 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 EU. However, the UK Government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Jersey: none (British crown dependency).
The flag and other symbols of Jersey
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, white with a diagonal red cross extending to the corners of the flag; in the upper quadrant, surmounted by a yellow crown, a red shield with three lions in yellow; according to tradition, the ships of Jersey - in an attempt to differentiate themselves from English ships flying the horizontal cross of St. George - rotated the cross to the "X" (saltire) configuration; because this arrangement still resembled the Irish cross of St. Patrick, the yellow Plantagenet crown and Jersey coat of arms were added.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Jersey: Jersey cow; national colors: red, white.
Constitution of Jersey
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Jersey?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Jersey is the laws of the UK, where applicable, apply; local statutes.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Jersey, we can highlight the following structures unicameral Assembly of the States of Jersey (49 elected members; 8 senators to serve 6-year terms, and 29 deputies and 12 connetables, or heads of parishes, to serve 3-year terms; 5 non-voting members appointed by the monarch include the bailiff, lieutenant governor, dean of Jersey, attorney general, and the solicitor general)elections: last held on 15 October 2014 (next to be held in 2017)election results: percent of vote - NA; seats - independents 49.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Jersey
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Jersey the labor force is 53,380 (June 2012). Please bear in mind that the population in Jersey is total: 3.8 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 4 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 3.6 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Jersey is 1.7% (2012 estimate).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Jersey, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Jersey the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Jersey the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Jersey
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Jersey is; revenues: $829 million, expenditures: $851 million (2005). Taxes and other revenues are 14.4% of GDP (2005).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Jersey is 1 April - 31 March.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Jersey
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: 3.7% (2006) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: N/A.
Export/import partners and data of Jersey
Jersey, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Jersey is: $ N/A. The total revenue of these activities: light industrial and electrical goods, dairy cattle, foodstuffs, textiles, flowers.
The most important export partners of Jersey are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, foodstuffs, mineral fuels, chemicals, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Jersey
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Jersey, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is N/A.
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the N/A.
Telecommunication data of Jersey, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Jersey; modern system with broadband accessdomestic: fixed-line and mobile-cellular services widely availableinternational: country code - 44; submarine cable connectivity to Guernsey, the UK, and France (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Jersey
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Jersey: 1 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Jersey: total: 576 km (2010).
The total length of the waterways in Jersey: N/A.
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Facts about Jersey
Name of the country: conventional long form: Bailiwick of Jersey, conventional short form: Jersey, etymology: the name is of Old Norse origin, but the meaning of the root "Jer(s)" is uncertain; the "-ey" ending means "island".
|Abbrevation: Jersey||Geographic coordinates:
49 15 N, 2 10 W
|Capital of Jersey: Saint Helier||GPS of the Capital:
49 11 N 2 06 W
|Position: Western Europe, island in the English Channel, northwest of France|
|Land area: total: 116 sq km; land: 116 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: gently rolling plain with low, rugged hills along north coast
||Area comparative: about two-thirds the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 98,069 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 0.79% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.06 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.07 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1.06 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 1 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.96 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.74 male(s) / female, total population: 0.97 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $ N/A||Imports: $NA||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 31.4% of total population (2014)||Major urban area(s): N/A||Median age: total: 38.5 years; male: 36.2 years, female: 41.2 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 58,000. Percent of population: 59.6% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 73,800. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 80 (July 2010 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 112,400. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 117 (July 2013 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 1.7% (2012 estimate)||Nationality: Channel Islander(s) adjective: Channel Islander||National holidays: Liberation Day, 9 May (1945)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 81.9 years. Male: 79.4 years, female: 84.5 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.66 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 12.1 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: the laws of the UK, where applicable, apply; local statutes||Suffrage: 16 years of age, universal|
|Industries: tourism, banking and finance, dairy, electronics||Industrial production growth rate: N/A %||GDP real growth rate: -0.3% (FY12/13 estimate)|
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