Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in El Salvador instead of Anguilla, you would:

Health

live 7.0 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In El Salvador, that number is 75 years (71 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 12.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2002. In El Salvador, that number is 7.0% as of 2017.

make 34.4% less money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200 as of 2008, while in El Salvador, the GDP per capita is $8,000 as of 2017.

be 42.2% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Anguilla, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2002. In El Salvador, however, that number is 32.7% as of 2016.

Life

have 52.5% more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In El Salvador, there are 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 3.6 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 El Salvador, on the other hand, 11.8 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 58.6% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In El Salvador, about 33.8% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 5.0 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In El Salvador, that number is 307 km.

El Salvador: At a glance

El Salvador is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 20,721 sq km. El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that provided for military and political reforms.

How big is El Salvador 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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