Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Cayman Islands instead of Anguilla, you would:

Economy

make 3.6 times more money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200 as of 2008, while in Cayman Islands, the GDP per capita is $43,800 as of 2004.

be 50.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2002. In Cayman Islands, that number is 4.0% as of 2008.

Life

be 66.7% more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cayman Islands, on the other hand, 5.5 children do as of 2020.

Geography

see 2.6 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Cayman Islands, that number is 160 km.

Cayman Islands: At a glance

Cayman Islands is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 264 sq km. The Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British during the 18th and 19th centuries and were administered by Jamaica after 1863. In 1959, the islands became a territory within the Federation of the West Indies. When the Federation dissolved in 1962, the Cayman Islands chose to remain a British dependency.

How big is Cayman Islands 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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