Anguilla is in the Caribbean Sea, east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The climate is tropical and maritime with little seasonal temperature variation. North-eastern trade winds keep the island relatively cool and dry. The official language is English. The main religion is Christianity. The economy of Anguilla is based mainly on tourism, offshore incorporation and management, offshore banking, and fishing. Many insurance and financial businesses are headquartered in Anguilla. In Anguilla people are generally conservative, polite, and wear formal suits when conducting business. The security risk for expatriates in Anguilla is low. Risks include low levels of petty crime. Other risks include hurricanes and tropical storms. The currency of Anguilla is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD), however US Dollars are also widely accepted. Major credit cards are accepted. There are also modern banking facilities, including ATM's. Medical facilities are good but limited, comprising one small hospital and three private clinic. Serious complex treatment and major surgery requires medical transfer / evacuation. Cases of Chikungunya virus have been reported. The population of Anguilla is 15,000 (2019 est.), while the inflation rate (CPI) is 3.1% for Anguilla as at 2014. Xpatulator Hypothetical Tax for Anguilla is based on the current personal income tax rates which are 0% as there is no personal income tax.
Cost Of Living
The cost of living for expatriates / professional migrants in In Anguilla, the cost of each basket, based on local prices, compared to the international average, is categorized follows (Exact cost of living percentages only available in personalised reports): Anguilla as at 1 January 2019 is very high in comparison to other places in the world. 1) Alcohol (where available) & Tobacco: Very High 2) Clothing: Average 3) Communication: Very High 4) Education: High 5) Furniture & Appliances: Very High 6) Groceries: Very High 7) Healthcare: High 8) Household Accommodation: Very High 9) Miscellaneous: High 10) Personal Care: Very High 11) Recreation & Culture: Very High 12) Restaurants Meals Out and Hotels: High 13) Transport: High Anguilla is for example 29% more expensive than USA for groceries, 30.4% more expensive for household costs than UK, and 123.2% more expensive for transport costs than India. The hardship premium for Anguilla for an expat from Australia, is for example 10%, i.e. host location (Anguilla) premium of 20% minus home (Australia) location premium of 10%. Anguilla is ranked as a some hardship location. Want to know more about cost of living, hardship (quality of living) or expat salary in Anguilla? Register subscribe to your home location and Anguilla and run your personalised reports.