Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Barbados instead of Anguilla, you would:

Health

live 5.8 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Barbados, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 52.5% more money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200 as of 2008, while in Barbados, the GDP per capita is $18,600 as of 2017.

be 26.2% more likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2002. In Barbados, that number is 10.1% as of 2017.

Life

be 2.9 times more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Barbados, on the other hand, 9.6 children do as of 2020.

Geography

see 59.0% more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Barbados, that number is 97 km.

Barbados: At a glance

Barbados is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 430 sq km. The island was uninhabited when first settled by the British in 1627. African slaves worked the sugar plantations established on the island until 1834 when slavery was abolished. The economy remained heavily dependent on sugar, rum, and molasses production through most of the 20th century. The gradual introduction of social and political reforms in the 1940s and 1950s led to complete independence from the UK in 1966. In the 1990s, tourism and manufacturing surpassed the sugar industry in economic importance.

How big is Barbados compared to Anguilla? 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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