Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 5.1 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women). In Tonga, that number is 76 years (75 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

be 86.2% less likely to be unemployed


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

make 54.1% less money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,600.

Life

have 77.6% more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Tonga, there are 22.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.4 times more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tonga, on the other hand, 11.3 children do.

Basic Needs

be 51.0% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access. In Tonga, about 40.0% do.

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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