Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

make 4.1 times more money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,400.

be 52.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed. In Germany, that number is 3.8%.

be 27.4% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Anguilla, 23.0% live below the poverty line. In Germany, however, that number is 16.7%.

Life

have 31.2% less children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Germany, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Expenditures

spend 75.0% more on education


Anguilla spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education. Germany spends 4.9% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 39.2 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.

Germany: At a glance

Germany is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 348,672 sq km. As Europe's largest economy and second most populous nation (after Russia), Germany is a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20th century and left the country occupied by the victorious Allied powers of the US, UK, France, and the Soviet Union in 1945. With the advent of the Cold War, two German states were formed in 1949: the western Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the eastern German Democratic Republic (GDR). The democratic FRG embedded itself in key Western economic and security organizations, the EC, which became the EU, and NATO, while the communist GDR was on the front line of the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact. The decline of the USSR and the end of the Cold War allowed for German unification in 1990. Since then, Germany has expended considerable funds to bring Eastern productivity and wages up to Western standards. In January 1999, Germany and 10 other EU countries introduced a common European exchange currency, the euro.

How big is Germany 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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