Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Anguilla instead of Bahamas, The, you would:

Health

live 8.9 years longer


In Bahamas, The, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 75 years for women). In Anguilla, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

Economy

be 20.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Bahamas, The, 10.0% of adults are unemployed. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0%.

make 60.9% less money


Bahamas, The has a GDP per capita of $31,200, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200.

be 2.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Bahamas, The, 9.3% live below the poverty line. In Anguilla, however, that number is 23.0%.

Life

be 70.8% less likely to die during infancy


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

have 18.3% less children


In Bahamas, The, there are approximately 15.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Anguilla, there are 12.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Geography

see 98.3% less coastline


Bahamas, The has a total of 3,542 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 Bahamas, The? 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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