Interesting facts about Guernsey in 2024?

doing business in Guernsey

  1. Guernsey is less than a hundred miles south of the English south coast and thirty or so miles from the French Coast;
  2. Guernsey is a British crown dependency, but is not part of the UK. However, the UK government is constitutionally responsible for its defense and international representation;
  3. The Island’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is £1.9 billion (£30,000 per head of population);
  4. Unemployment in Guernsey has continued at low levels and stands at less than 1% of the workforce;
  5. Finance is the mainstay of the economy, around 7,000 (23%) are employed in the finance sector itself, which at 40% is the largest single contributor to GDP;
  6. Post-boxes and telephone boxes are painted blue in the Bailiwick, including Guernsey;
  7. Victor Hugo wrote his novel Les Misérables while living at Hauteville House in St Peter Port, Guernsey.

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