Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 5.7 years longer


In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 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 33.0% less money


China has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2018, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200 as of 2008.

be 2.1 times more likely to be unemployed


In China, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0% as of 2002.

be 7.0 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In China, 3.3% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Anguilla, however, that number is 23.0% as of 2002.

Life

be 71.1% less likely to die during infancy


In China, approximately 11.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Anguilla, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 50.3% more likely to have internet access


In China, approximately 54.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Anguilla, about 81.6% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 99.6% less coastline


China has a total of 14,500 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 China? 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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