Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of Christmas Island, you would:

Basic Needs

be 82.1% more likely to have internet access


In Christmas Island, approximately 35.8% of the population has internet access. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 65.2% do.

Geography

see 10.2% more coastline


Christmas Island has a total of 139 km of coastline. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 153 km.

Antigua and Barbuda: At a glance

Antigua and Barbuda is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 442 sq km. The Siboney were the first people to inhabit the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in 2400 B.C., but Arawak Indians populated the islands when COLUMBUS landed on his second voyage in 1493. Early Spanish and French settlements were succeeded by an English colony in 1667. Slavery, established to run the sugar plantations on Antigua, was abolished in 1834. The islands became an independent state within the British Commonwealth of Nations in 1981.

How big is Antigua and Barbuda compared to Christmas Island? 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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