Quick Data on Guernsey
|Capital||Saint Peter Port|
|Long Name||Bailiwick of Guernsey|
|Total Area||78 sq km|
Geography of Guernsey
As a country in Europe, with coordinates at 49 28 N, 2 35 W, Guernsey neighbors n/a. The terrain in Guernsey is described as mostly flat with low hills in southwest, with an average elevation point of n/a. The climate of Guernsey: temperate with mild winters and cool summers; about 50% of days are overcast.
|Surface Total||78 sq km|
|Land Surface||78 sq km|
|Water Surface||0 sq km|
|Land Boundaries||0 km|
|Lowest Elevation Point||n/a|
|Highest Elevation Point||Le Moulin on Sark 114 m|
Resources of Guernsey
The country enjoys many types of natural resources, with the main ones being cropland. The agricultural land occupies n/a of Guernsey, while the land covered with forests is estimated at n/a.
|Percent of Total Land||Surface Sq km||Data|
|Agricultural Land||n/a||n/a sq km||n/a|
|Irrigated Land||n/a sq km||n/a|
|Forest Land||n/a||n/a sq km||n/a|
|Other Land||n/a||n/a sq km||n/a|
Population of Guernsey
The population of the country is estimated at 67,052 people, with the biggest urban area having 16,000 SAINT PETER PORT (capital) (2018). Known as Channel Islander(s), the people from Guernsey come from diversified ethnic groups such as Guernsey 52%, UK and Ireland 23.7%, Portugal 2.1%, Latvia 1.5%, other 6.7%, unspecified 14.1%. The official language is English. Religions: Protestant (Anglican, Presbyterian, Baptist, Congregational, Methodist), Roman Catholic.
|Other Languages||English, French, Norman-French dialect spoken in country districts|
|Birth Rate||9.8 births / 1000 population (2020 est.)|
|Death Rate||9.2 deaths / 1000 population (2020 est.)|
|Urban Population||31.00% of total population (2020)|
|Physicians Density||n/a physicians/1,000 population (n/a)|
|Hospital Beds Density||n/a beds/1,000 population (n/a)|
Governing Type of Guernsey
Guernsey is a parliamentary democracy (States of Deliberation). The legal system makes use of customary legal system based on Norman customary law; includes elements of the French civil code and English common law.
|Governing Type||parliamentary democracy (States of Deliberation)|
|Citizenship by Birth||see United Kingdom|
|Citizenship by Descent||n/a|
|Residency Requirement for Naturalization||n/a|
|Suffrage Vote||16 years of age; universal|
Economy of Guernsey
From a population total of 67,052, the labor force is 31,470 (March 2006). The main products in agriculture are: tomatoes, greenhouse flowers, sweet peppers, eggplant, fruit; Guernsey cattle. Among the main industries considerable for the economy are: tourism, banking. Its exports cover tomatoes, flowers and ferns, sweet peppers, eggplant, other vegetables. The main import products are: coal, gasoline, oil, machinery, and equipment.
|GDP / Capita||$52,500 (2014 est.)|
|Electrification Rate||electrification – total population: 100% (2016)|
|Internet Penetration Rate||83.30% (July 2016 est.)|
For latest imports and exports data we recommend checking the website for the National Bank of Guernsey, statistics sectio