Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.2 years longer


In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women). In Malta, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women).

Economy

make 2.0 times more money


Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900, while in Malta, the GDP per capita is $42,000.

be 45.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Argentina, 8.1% of adults are unemployed. In Malta, that number is 4.4%.

be 36.6% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Argentina, 25.7% live below the poverty line. In Malta, however, that number is 16.3%.

Life

be 82.7% less likely to die during childbirth


In Argentina, approximately 52.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Malta, 9.0 women do.

be 64.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Argentina, approximately 9.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Malta, on the other hand, 3.5 children do.

have 39.5% less children


In Argentina, there are approximately 16.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Malta, there are 10.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 10.1% more likely to have internet access


In Argentina, approximately 70.2% of the population has internet access. In Malta, about 77.3% do.

Expenditures

spend 22.0% more on education


Argentina spends 5.9% of its total GDP on education. Malta spends 7.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 2.0 times more on healthcare


Argentina spends 4.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Malta, that number is 9.7% of GDP.

Geography

see 96.1% less coastline


Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Malta, that number is 197 km.

Malta: At a glance

Malta is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 316 sq km. Great Britain formally acquired possession of Malta in 1814. The island staunchly supported the UK through both world wars and remained in the Commonwealth when it became independent in 1964; a decade later it declared itself a republic. Since about the mid-1980s, the island has transformed itself into a freight transshipment point, a financial center, and a tourist destination. Malta became an EU member in May 2004 and began using the euro as currency in 2008.

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


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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