Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Argentina, you would:
be 78.1% less likely to be obese
In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
live 1.7 years less
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 53.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 8.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.
be 87.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 25.7% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In China, however, that number is 3.3% as of 2016.
make 12.9% less money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 25.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Argentina, approximately 39.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 26.7% more likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In China, on the other hand, 11.4 children do as of 2020.
have 27.5% fewer children
In Argentina, there are approximately 16.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In China, there are 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 26.9% less likely to have internet access
In Argentina, approximately 74.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.
see 2.9 times more coastline
Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Administration of Public Revenue, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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