Quality of Life Comparison


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


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.


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.


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.


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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