Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.8 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Tonga, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 86.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2002. In Tonga, that number is 1.1% as of 2011.

make 51.6% less money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200 as of 2008, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,900 as of 2017.

Life

have 72.1% more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tonga, there are 21.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 3.1 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 Tonga, on the other hand, 10.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 49.4% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Tonga, about 41.2% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 6.9 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In Tonga, that number is 419 km.

Tonga: At a glance

Tonga is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 717 sq km. Tonga - unique among Pacific nations - never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of "The Friendly Islands" were united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. Tonga became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900; it withdrew from the protectorate and joined the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970. Tonga remains the only monarchy in the Pacific.

How big is Tonga 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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