Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 7.7 years longer


In Palau, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Anguilla, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 17.0% less money


Palau has a GDP per capita of $14,700 as of 2017, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200 as of 2008.

be 4.7 times more likely to be unemployed


In Palau, 1.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0% as of 2002.

Life

be 66.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Palau, approximately 9.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Anguilla, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 2.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Palau, approximately 36.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Anguilla, about 81.6% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 96.0% less coastline


Palau has a total of 1,519 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 Palau? 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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