Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 5.7 years less


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

Economy

make 49.2% more money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200 as of 2008, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.

be 51.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2002. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.

be 85.7% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Anguilla, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2002. In China, however, that number is 3.3% as of 2016.

Life

be 3.5 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 China, on the other hand, 11.4 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 33.5% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 237.7 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.

China: At a glance

China (sometimes abbreviated PRC) is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 9,326,410 sq km. For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people. After 1978, MAO's successor DENG Xiaoping and other leaders focused on market-oriented economic development and by 2000 output had quadrupled. For much of the population, living standards have improved dramatically and the room for personal choice has expanded, yet political controls remain tight. Since the early 1990s, China has increased its global outreach and participation in international organizations.

How big is China 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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