Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Antigua and Barbuda instead of Equatorial Guinea, you would:

Health

be 84.5% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Equatorial Guinea, 7.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2018.

live 11.6 years longer


In Equatorial Guinea, the average life expectancy is 66 years (64 years for men, 67 years for women) as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.4 times more likely to be obese


In Equatorial Guinea, 8.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 29.4% less money


Equatorial Guinea has a GDP per capita of $37,400 as of 2017, while in Antigua and Barbuda, the GDP per capita is $26,400 as of 2017.

be 27.9% more likely to be unemployed


In Equatorial Guinea, 8.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0% as of 2014.

Life

be 81.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 59.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, on the other hand, 11.1 children do as of 2020.

have 49.8% fewer children


In Equatorial Guinea, there are approximately 30.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 43.4% more likely to have access to electricity


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 68% of people have electricity access (91% in urban areas, and 53% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 97% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 96% in rural areas) as of 2012.

be 2.9 times more likely to have internet access


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 26.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, about 76.0% do as of 2018.

be 43.0% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Antigua and Barbuda, 97% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 48.3% less coastline


Equatorial Guinea has a total of 296 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 Equatorial Guinea? 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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