Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Algeria, you would:
live 2.8 years longer
In Algeria, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In United States, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
be 32.1% more likely to be obese
In Algeria, 27.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United States, that number is 36.2% of people as of 2016.
make 3.9 times more money
Algeria has a GDP per capita of $15,200 as of 2017, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $59,800 as of 2017.
be 62.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Algeria, 11.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United States, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
be 34.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Algeria, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2006. In United States, however, that number is 15.1% as of 2010.
pay a 13.1% higher top tax rate
Algeria has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In United States, the top tax rate is 39.6% as of 2016.
be 83.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Algeria, approximately 112.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United States, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
be 69.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Algeria, approximately 17.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United States, on the other hand, 5.3 children do as of 2020.
have 38.0% fewer children
In Algeria, there are approximately 20.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United States, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 46.5% more likely to have internet access
In Algeria, approximately 59.6% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In United States, about 87.3% do as of 2018.
see 20.0 times more coastline
Algeria has a total of 998 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Internal Revenue Service, Direction Générale des Impôts, Algeria.
United States: At a glance
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