Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Marshall Islands instead of Anguilla, you would:

Health

live 8.1 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women). In Marshall Islands, that number is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women).

Economy

make 72.1% less money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200, while in Marshall Islands, the GDP per capita is $3,400.

be 4.5 times more likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed. In Marshall Islands, that number is 36.0%.

Life

have 95.2% more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Marshall Islands, there are 24.4 babies per 1,000 people.

be 5.8 times more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Marshall Islands, on the other hand, 19.3 children do.

Basic Needs

be 63.5% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access. In Marshall Islands, about 29.8% do.

Geography

see 6.1 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Marshall Islands, that number is 370 km.

Marshall Islands: At a glance

Marshall Islands (sometimes abbreviated RMI) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 181 sq km. After almost four decades under US administration as the easternmost part of the UN Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, the Marshall Islands attained independence in 1986 under a Compact of Free Association. Compensation claims continue as a result of US nuclear testing on some of the atolls between 1947 and 1962. The Marshall Islands hosts the US Army Kwajalein Atoll (USAKA) Reagan Missile Test Site, a key installation in the US missile defense network.

How big is Marshall Islands 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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