Quick Data on Jersey
|Long Name||Bailiwick of Jersey|
|Total Area||116 sq km|
Geography of Jersey
As a country in Europe, with coordinates at 49 15 N, 2 10 W, Jersey neighbors n/a. The terrain in Jersey is described as gently rolling plain with low, rugged hills along north coast, with an average elevation point of n/a. The climate of Jersey: temperate; mild winters and cool summers.
|Surface Total||116 sq km|
|Land Surface||116 sq km|
|Water Surface||0 sq km|
|Land Boundaries||0 km|
|Lowest Elevation Point||n/a|
|Highest Elevation Point||Les Platons 136 m|
Resources of Jersey
The country enjoys many types of natural resources, with the main ones being arable land. The agricultural land occupies 66% of Jersey, while the land covered with forests is estimated at 0.00%.
|Percent of Total Land||Surface Sq km||Data|
|Agricultural Land||66%||77 sq km||2011 est.|
|Irrigated Land||n/a sq km||n/a|
|Forest Land||0.00%||0 sq km||2011 est.|
|Other Land||34.00%||39 sq km||2011 est.|
Population of Jersey
The population of the country is estimated at 101,073 people, with the biggest urban area having 34,000 SAINT HELIER (capital) (2018). Known as Channel Islander(s), the people from Jersey come from diversified ethnic groups such as Jersey 46.4%, British 32.7%, Portuguese/Madeiran 8.2%, Polish 3.3%, Irish, French, and other white 7.1%, other 2.4% (2011 est.). The official language is English. Religions: Protestant (Anglican, Baptist, Congregational New Church, Methodist, Presbyterian), Roman Catholic.
|Other Languages||English (official) 94.5%, Portuguese 4.6%, other .9% (includes French (official) and Jerriais) (2001 est.)|
|Birth Rate||12.7 births / 1000 population (2020 est.)|
|Death Rate||7.9 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 Jersey
Jersey is a parliamentary democracy (Assembly of the States of Jersey). The legal system makes use of the laws of the UK apply where applicable; includes local statutes.
|Governing Type||parliamentary democracy (Assembly of the States of Jersey)|
|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 Jersey
From a population total of 101,073, the labor force is 59,950 (2017 est.). The main products in agriculture are: potatoes, cauliflower, tomatoes; beef, dairy products. Among the main industries considerable for the economy are: tourism, banking and finance, dairy, electronics. Its exports cover light industrial and electrical goods, dairy cattle, foodstuffs, textiles, flowers. The main import products are: machinery and transport equipment, manufactured goods, foodstuffs, mineral fuels, chemicals.
|GDP / Capita||$56,600 (2016 est.)|
|Electricity Production||NA (2017)|
|Electrification Rate||electrification – total population: 100% (2016)|
|Internet Penetration Rate||59.60% (July 2016 est.)|
For latest imports and exports data we recommend checking the website for the National Bank of Jersey, statistics sectio