Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 1.0 years longer


In Malta, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women). In Anguilla, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

Economy

make 71.0% less money


Malta has a GDP per capita of $42,000, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200.

be 81.8% more likely to be unemployed


In Malta, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0%.

be 41.1% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Malta, 16.3% live below the poverty line. In Anguilla, however, that number is 23.0%.

Life

have 23.8% more children


In Malta, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Anguilla, there are 12.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Expenditures

spend 61.1% less on education


Malta spends 7.2% of its total GDP on education. Anguilla spends 2.8% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 69.0% less coastline


Malta has a total of 197 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 Malta? 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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