Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Kitts and Nevis instead of Anguilla, you would:

Health

live 5.6 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women). In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 2.2 times more money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200, while in Saint Kitts and Nevis, the GDP per capita is $26,800.

be 43.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 4.5%.

Life

be 2.5 times more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, on the other hand, 8.4 children do.

Geography

see 2.2 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Saint Kitts and Nevis, that number is 135 km.

Saint Kitts and Nevis: At a glance

Saint Kitts and Nevis is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 261 sq km. Carib Indians occupied the islands of the West Indies for hundreds of years before the British began settlement in 1623. In 1967, the island territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla became an associated state of the UK with full internal autonomy. The island of Anguilla rebelled and was allowed to secede in 1971. The remaining islands achieved independence in 1983 as Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 1998, a vote in Nevis on a referendum to separate from Saint Kitts fell short of the two-thirds majority needed. Nevis continues in its efforts to separate from Saint Kitts.

How big is Saint Kitts and Nevis 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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