Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Argentina, you would:
live 4.1 years less
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
be 13.1% more likely to be obese
In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
pay a 35.7% lower top tax rate
Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
make 39.2% less money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900 as of 2017, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,700 as of 2017.
be 45.2% more likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 8.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Egypt, that number is 12.2% as of 2017.
have 70.0% more children
In Argentina, there are approximately 16.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Egypt, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 28.1% less likely to be literate
In Argentina, the literacy rate is 99.0% as of 2018. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 90.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.1 children do as of 2020.
be 36.8% less likely to have internet access
In Argentina, approximately 74.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Egypt, about 46.9% do as of 2018.
see 50.9% less coastline
Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Administration of Public Revenue, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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