Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 0.9 years less


In Australia, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Anguilla, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 75.8% less money


Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200 as of 2008.

be 42.9% more likely to be unemployed


In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0% as of 2002.

Geography

see 99.8% less coastline


Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Anguilla, that number is 61 km.

Anguilla: At a glance

Anguilla is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 91 sq km. Colonized by English settlers from Saint Kitts in 1650, Anguilla was administered by Great Britain until the early 19th century, when the island - against the wishes of the inhabitants - was incorporated into a single British dependency along with Saint Kitts and Nevis. Several attempts at separation failed. In 1971, two years after a revolt, Anguilla was finally allowed to secede; this arrangement was formally recognized in 1980, with Anguilla becoming a separate British dependency.

How big is Anguilla compared to Australia? 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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