If you lived in Anguilla instead of United States, you would:

Health

live 1.5 years longer

In United States, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 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 79.6% less money

United States has a GDP per capita of $59,800 as of 2017, while in Anguilla, the GDP per capita is $12,200 as of 2008.

be 81.8% more likely to be unemployed

In United States, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Anguilla, that number is 8.0% as of 2002.

be 52.3% more likely to live below the poverty line

In United States, 15.1% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Anguilla, however, that number is 23.0% as of 2002.

Life

be 37.7% less likely to die during infancy

In United States, approximately 5.3 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.

Geography

see 99.7% less coastline

United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Anguilla, that number is 61 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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.
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