Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 15.2 years longer


In Madagascar, the average life expectancy is 66 years (65 years for men, 68 years for women). In Anguilla, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

Economy

make 7.6 times more money


Madagascar has a GDP per capita of $1,600, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200.

be 67.5% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Madagascar, 70.7% live below the poverty line. In Anguilla, however, that number is 23.0%.

be 3.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Madagascar, 2.1% of adults are unemployed. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0%.

Life

be 92.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Madagascar, approximately 41.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Anguilla, on the other hand, 3.3 children do.

have 60.4% less children


In Madagascar, there are approximately 31.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Anguilla, there are 12.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 17.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Madagascar, approximately 4.7% of the population has internet access. In Anguilla, about 81.6% do.

be 83.7% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Madagascar, approximately 52% of people have improved drinking water access. In Anguilla, 95% of people do.

Expenditures

spend 33.3% more on education


Madagascar spends 2.1% of its total GDP on education. Anguilla spends 2.8% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 98.7% less coastline


Madagascar has a total of 4,828 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 Madagascar? 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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