Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Spain instead of Algeria, you would:
live 4.5 years longer
In Algeria, the average life expectancy is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022. In Spain, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
be 13.1% less likely to be obese
In Algeria, 27.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Spain, that number is 23.8% of people as of 2016.
make 3.4 times more money
Algeria has a GDP per capita of $10,700 as of 2020, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $36,200 as of 2020.
be 20.8% more likely to be unemployed
In Algeria, 11.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Spain, that number is 14.1% as of 2019.
be 3.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Algeria, 5.5% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Spain, however, that number is 20.7% as of 2018.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Algeria has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Spain, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 96.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Algeria, approximately 112.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 21.1% more likely to be literate
In Algeria, the literacy rate is 81.4% as of 2018. In Spain, it is 98.6% as of 2020.
be 87.5% 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 Spain, on the other hand, 2.5 children do as of 2022.
have 61.5% fewer children
In Algeria, there are approximately 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Spain, there are 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 47.6% more likely to have internet access
In Algeria, approximately 63.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Spain, about 93.0% do as of 2020.
spend 31.1% less on education
Algeria spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 46.8% more on healthcare
Algeria spends 6.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Spain, that number is 9.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.0 times more coastline
Algeria has a total of 998 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Agencia Tributaria, Spain, Direction Générale des Impôts, Algeria.
Spain: At a glance
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