Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.7 years longer


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

Economy

be 32.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Cyprus, 11.8% of adults are unemployed. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0%.

make 67.0% less money


Cyprus has a GDP per capita of $37,000, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200.

Life

be 58.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Cyprus, approximately 7.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Anguilla, on the other hand, 3.3 children do.

have 10.6% more children


In Cyprus, there are approximately 11.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Anguilla, there are 12.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Expenditures

spend 54.1% less on education


Cyprus spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education. Anguilla spends 2.8% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 90.6% less coastline


Cyprus has a total of 648 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 Cyprus? 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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