Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Algeria, you would:
live 5.7 years less
In Algeria, the average life expectancy is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022. In Mexico, that number is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
make 67.3% more money
Algeria has a GDP per capita of $10,700 as of 2020, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2020.
be 70.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Algeria, 11.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mexico, that number is 3.5% as of 2019.
be 7.6 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Algeria, 5.5% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Mexico, however, that number is 41.9% as of 2018.
be 70.5% less likely to die during childbirth
In Algeria, approximately 112.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mexico, 33.0 women do as of 2017.
be 17.0% more likely to be literate
In Algeria, the literacy rate is 81.4% as of 2018. In Mexico, it is 95.2% as of 2020.
be 39.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Algeria, approximately 19.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Mexico, on the other hand, 11.9 children do as of 2022.
have 26.8% fewer children
In Algeria, there are approximately 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Mexico, there are 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 14.3% more likely to have internet access
In Algeria, approximately 63.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Mexico, about 72.0% do as of 2020.
spend 29.5% less on education
Algeria spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Mexico spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 12.9% less on healthcare
Algeria spends 6.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Mexico, that number is 5.4% of GDP as of 2019.
see 9.3 times more coastline
Algeria has a total of 998 km of coastline. In Mexico, that number is 9,330 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Mexico: At a glance
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