Quality of Life Comparison


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


make 76.3% less money

Sweden has a GDP per capita of $51,500, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200.

be 21.2% more likely to be unemployed

In Sweden, 6.6% of adults are unemployed. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0%.

be 53.3% more likely to be live below the poverty line

In Sweden, 15.0% live below the poverty line. In Anguilla, however, that number is 23.0%.


be 26.9% more likely to die during infancy

In Sweden, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Anguilla, on the other hand, 3.3 children do.

Basic Needs

be 10.8% less likely to have internet access

In Sweden, approximately 91.5% of the population has internet access. In Anguilla, about 81.6% do.


spend 63.6% less on education

Sweden spends 7.7% of its total GDP on education. Anguilla spends 2.8% of total GDP on education.


see 98.1% less coastline

Sweden has a total of 3,218 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 Sweden? 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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