Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.8 years longer


In Libya, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 78 years for women). In Anguilla, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

Economy

make 22.0% more money


Libya has a GDP per capita of $10,000, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200.

be 73.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Libya, 30.0% of adults are unemployed. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0%.

Life

be 69.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Libya, approximately 10.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Anguilla, on the other hand, 3.3 children do.

have 28.6% less children


In Libya, there are approximately 17.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Anguilla, there are 12.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 4.0 times more likely to have internet access


In Libya, approximately 20.3% of the population has internet access. In Anguilla, about 81.6% do.

be 73.9% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Libya, approximately 54% of people have improved drinking water access. In Anguilla, 95% of people do.

Geography

see 96.6% less coastline


Libya has a total of 1,770 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 Libya? 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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