Area: 96 sq km
Population: 17 087 inhab. (estimate 2017)
Density: 177.99 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 18° N; long. 63° W
Capital: The Valley (chief town) 1 298 inhab. (2011);
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (100 cents)
Premier: Victor Banks (Anguilla United Front), since 23 April 2015
Internet: //gov.ai/statistics (Anguilla Statistics Department)
Member of  Caricom associated

Anguilla

Anguilla
Useful information

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Politics and current affairs

A colony since 1650 long associated with Saint Kitts and Nevis, it has been a British overseas territory since 1980. Its institutions (Governor, Executive Council, House of Assembly) are laid down by the Constitution of 1982, amended in 1990.

Geography.
Anguilla, a coral island in the Lesser Antilles, derives its name from its long, flat shape resembling an eel (Sp. anguilla). Administratively it includes the nearby island of Sombrero (5 km²) and other smaller islands.

Government

Justice
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Homicides27.7per 100 000 pop.2014
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Administrative division

Administrative division
IslandAREAINHABITANTSYEAR
Anguilla91 sq km13 572 inhab.2011
Sombrero5 sq km - -
Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
The Valley1 298inhab.2011
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Population

Population by age and gender (% - 2018)
75+
60-74
45-59
30-44
15-29
0-14
MALEAGEFEMALE
Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Birth rate11.22015
Death rate4.12015
Ethnic groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
black85.3%2011
Hispanic4.9%2011


Religions
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Protestant34.8%2011
Anglican22.7%2011


Languages
DESCRIPTION
English
Population by selected age groups
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
0-14 years22%2018
15-29 years20.8%2018


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Economy

Economy - General data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
GDP281.19M US$2017
GDP per capita18 861US$2017
Economy - State budget
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expenses183.5M LCU2015
Revenues194.8M LCU2015
Employment by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture16.7%2013
industry and services83.3%2013
GDP by economic activity
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
agriculture2.4%2017
industry11%2017
Financial data
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Currency in circulation0.031BN LCU2018
International reserves65.5M US$2018
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Agriculture

Land use
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
forests61.11%2015
other land38.89%2015
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Forestry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
timber02015
Fishing
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
crustaceans and molluscs305t2017
marine fishes453t2017
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Trade

Merchandise Export
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
20059M US$ -
20045.7M US$ -
Merchandise Import
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
200588.8M US$ -
2004102M US$ -
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Tourism

International Tourism
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expenditures13M US$2017
Number of arrivals68 000units2017
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Communications

Communication - Transport
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Merchant fleet1units2018
Merchant fleet, gross tonnage195t2018
Communication - Media and telecommunication
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Broadband subscribers342.137per 1000 pop.2015
Internet users815.7per 1000 pop.2016
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Social and welfare

Social statistics - Education
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Expected years of schooling11.2years2008
Graduates11units2007
Social statistics - Students and Teachers by level
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Teachers, primary level111units2011
Teachers, secondary level124units2011
Social statistics - Health
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Physicians1.2per 1000 pop.2003
Social statistics - Diseases
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Tuberculosis (prevalence)64per 100 000 pop.2008
Other social indicators
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Deforestation0%2010-15
Forests61.11%2015
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