Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 18.6 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Malawi, that number is 63 years (61 years for men, 65 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 90.2% less money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200 as of 2008, while in Malawi, the GDP per capita is $1,200 as of 2017.

be 2.5 times more likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2002. In Malawi, that number is 20.4% as of 2013.

be 2.2 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Anguilla, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2002. In Malawi, however, that number is 50.7% as of 2010.

Life

have 3.3 times more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Malawi, there are 40.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 12.0 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 Malawi, on the other hand, 39.5 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 83.1% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Malawi, about 13.8% do as of 2018.

Malawi: At a glance

Malawi is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 94,080 sq km. Established in 1891, the British protectorate of Nyasaland became the independent nation of Malawi in 1964. After three decades of one-party rule under President Hastings Kamuzu BANDA the country held multiparty elections in 1994, under a provisional constitution that came into full effect the following year. President Bingu wa MUTHARIKA, elected in May 2004 after a failed attempt by the previous president to amend the constitution to permit another term, struggled to assert his authority against his predecessor and subsequently started his own party, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in 2005. MUTHARIKA was reelected to a second term in May 2009. He oversaw some economic improvement in his first term, but was accused of economic mismanagement and poor governance in his second term. He died abruptly in April 2012 and was succeeded by his vice president, Joyce BANDA, who had earlier started her own party, the People's Party (PP). Population growth, increasing pressure on agricultural lands, corruption, and the scourge of HIV/AIDS pose major problems for Malawi.

How big is Malawi 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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