Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 7.5 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women). In Samoa, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women).

Economy

make 53.3% less money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200, while in Samoa, the GDP per capita is $5,700.

Life

have 63.2% more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Samoa, there are 20.4 babies per 1,000 people.

be 5.6 times more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Samoa, on the other hand, 18.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 64.0% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access. In Samoa, about 29.4% do.

Expenditures

spend 46.4% more on education


Anguilla spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education. Samoa spends 4.1% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 6.6 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Samoa, that number is 403 km.

Samoa: At a glance

Samoa is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 2,821 sq km. New Zealand occupied the German protectorate of Western Samoa at the outbreak of World War I in 1914. It continued to administer the islands as a mandate and then as a trust territory until 1962, when the islands became the first Polynesian nation to reestablish independence in the 20th century. The country dropped the "Western" from its name in 1997.

How big is Samoa 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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