Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 14.3 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Kiribati, that number is 68 years (65 years for men, 70 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 83.6% less money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200 as of 2008, while in Kiribati, the GDP per capita is $2,000 as of 2017.

be 3.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2002. In Kiribati, that number is 30.6% as of 2010.

Life

have 68.0% more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Kiribati, there are 20.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 8.8 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 Kiribati, on the other hand, 29.2 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 82.1% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Kiribati, about 14.6% do as of 2018.

be 26.6% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Anguilla, approximately 98% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Kiribati, 72% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 18.7 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Kiribati, that number is 1,143 km.

Kiribati: At a glance

Kiribati is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 811 sq km. The Gilbert Islands became a British protectorate in 1892 and a colony in 1915; they were captured by the Japanese in the Pacific War in 1941. The islands of Makin and Tarawa were the sites of major US amphibious victories over entrenched Japanese garrisons in 1943. The Gilbert Islands were granted self-rule by the UK in 1971 and complete independence in 1979 under the new name of Kiribati. The US relinquished all claims to the sparsely inhabited Phoenix and Line Island groups in a 1979 treaty of friendship with Kiribati.

How big is Kiribati 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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