Quick Data on Anguilla
|Continent||Central America and the Caribbean|
|Total Area||91 sq km|
Geography of Anguilla
As a country in Central America, with coordinates at 18 15 N, 63 10 W, Anguilla neighbors n/a. The terrain in Anguilla is described as flat and low-lying island of coral and limestone, with an average elevation point of n/a. The climate of Anguilla: tropical; moderated by northeast trade winds.
|Surface Total||91 sq km|
|Land Surface||91 sq km|
|Water Surface||0 sq km|
|Land Boundaries||0 km|
|Lowest Elevation Point||n/a|
|Highest Elevation Point||Crocus Hill 73 m|
Resources of Anguilla
The country enjoys many types of natural resources, with the main ones being salt, fish, lobster. The agricultural land occupies 0.00% of Anguilla, while the land covered with forests is estimated at 61.10%.
|Percent of Total Land||Surface Sq km||Data|
|Agricultural Land||0.00%||0 sq km||2016 est.|
|Irrigated Land||0 sq km||2012|
|Forest Land||61.10%||56 sq km||2016 est.|
|Other Land||38.90%||35 sq km||2016 est.|
Population of Anguilla
The population of the country is estimated at 18,090 people, with the biggest urban area having 1,000 THE VALLEY (capital) (2018). Known as Anguillan(s), the people from Anguilla come from diversified ethnic groups such as African/black 85.3%, hispanic 4.9%, mixed 3.8%, white 3.2%, East Indian/Indian 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified 0.3% (2011 est.). The official language is English. Religions: Protestant 73.2% (includes Anglican 22.7%, Methodist 19.4%, Pentecostal 10.5%, Seventh Day Adventist 8.3%, Baptist 7.1%, Church of God 4.9%, Presbytarian 0.2%, Brethren 0.1%), Roman Catholic 6.8%, Jehovah’s Witness 1.1%, other Christian 10.9%, other 3.2%, unspecified 0.3%, none 4.5% (2011 est.).
|Other Languages||English (official)|
|Birth Rate||12.2 births / 1000 population (2020 est.)|
|Death Rate||4.8 deaths / 1000 population (2020 est.)|
|Urban Population||100.00% of total population (2020)|
|Physicians Density||n/a physicians/1,000 population (n/a)|
|Hospital Beds Density||n/a beds/1,000 population (n/a)|
Governing Type of Anguilla
Anguilla is a parliamentary democracy (House of Assembly); self-governing overseas territory of the UK. The legal system makes use of common law based on the English model.
|Governing Type||parliamentary democracy (House of Assembly); self-governing overseas territory of the UK|
|Citizenship by Birth||see United Kingdom|
|Citizenship by Descent||n/a|
|Residency Requirement for Naturalization||n/a|
|Suffrage Vote||18 years of age; universal|
Economy of Anguilla
From a population total of 18,090, the labor force is 6,049 (2001). The main products in agriculture are: small quantities of tobacco, vegetables; cattle raising. Among the main industries considerable for the economy are: tourism, boat building, offshore financial services. Its exports cover lobster, fish, livestock, salt, concrete blocks, rum. The main import products are: fuels, foodstuffs, manufactures, chemicals, trucks, textiles.
|Exports||$7.9 million (2017 est.)|
|Imports||$186.2 million (2017 est.)|
|GDP / Capita||$12,200 (2008 est.)|
|Internet Penetration Rate||81.60% (July 2016 est.)|
For latest imports and exports data we recommend checking the website for the National Bank of Anguilla, statistics sectio