Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Lithuania instead of Argentina, you would:

Health

live 2.3 years less


In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women). In Lithuania, that number is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women).

Economy

make 54.5% more money


Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900, while in Lithuania, the GDP per capita is $32,300.

be 13.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Argentina, 8.1% of adults are unemployed. In Lithuania, that number is 7.0%.

be 13.6% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Argentina, 25.7% live below the poverty line. In Lithuania, however, that number is 22.2%.

spend 57.1% less on taxes


Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0%. In Lithuania, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

Life

be 80.8% less likely to die during childbirth


In Argentina, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Lithuania, 10.0 women do.

be 61.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Argentina, approximately 9.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Lithuania, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 40.7% less children


In Argentina, there are approximately 16.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Lithuania, there are 9.9 babies per 1,000 people.

Expenditures

spend 23.7% less on education


Argentina spends 5.9% of its total GDP on education. Lithuania spends 4.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 37.5% more on healthcare


Argentina spends 4.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Lithuania, that number is 6.6% of GDP.

Geography

see 98.2% less coastline


Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Lithuania, that number is 90 km.

Lithuania: At a glance

Lithuania is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 62,680 sq km. Lithuanian lands were united under MINDAUGAS in 1236; over the next century, through alliances and conquest, Lithuania extended its territory to include most of present-day Belarus and Ukraine. By the end of the 14th century Lithuania was the largest state in Europe. An alliance with Poland in 1386 led the two countries into a union through the person of a common ruler. In 1569, Lithuania and Poland formally united into a single dual state, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. This entity survived until 1795 when its remnants were partitioned by surrounding countries. Lithuania regained its independence following World War I but was annexed by the USSR in 1940 - an action never recognized by the US and many other countries. On 11 March 1990, Lithuania became the first of the Soviet republics to declare its independence, but Moscow did not recognize this proclamation until September of 1991 (following the abortive coup in Moscow). The last Russian troops withdrew in 1993. Lithuania subsequently restructured its economy for integration into Western European institutions; it joined both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004. In January 2014, Lithuania assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2014-15 term.

How big is Lithuania compared to Argentina? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Inspectorate, Federal Administration of Public Revenue.

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