Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 1.4 years longer


In Malaysia, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 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 2.8 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Malaysia, 0.4% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2018.

be 21.2% more likely to be obese


In Malaysia, 15.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 18.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

be 3.2 times more likely to be unemployed


In Malaysia, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Antigua and Barbuda, that number is 11.0% as of 2014.

Life

have 15.8% fewer children


In Malaysia, there are approximately 18.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Antigua and Barbuda, there are 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 46.8% less on education


Malaysia spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Antigua and Barbuda spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2009.

Geography

see 96.7% less coastline


Malaysia has a total of 4,675 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 Malaysia? 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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