Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 7.9 years longer


In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women). In Singapore, that number is 85 years (83 years for men, 88 years for women).

be 78.4% less likely to be obese


In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people.

Economy

make 4.5 times more money


Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $93,900.

be 72.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Argentina, 8.1% of adults are unemployed. In Singapore, that number is 2.2%.

spend 37.1% less on taxes


Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0%. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0%.

Life

be 80.8% less likely to die during childbirth


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

be 75.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Argentina, approximately 9.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Singapore, on the other hand, 2.4 children do.

have 48.5% fewer children


In Argentina, there are approximately 16.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Singapore, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 15.4% more likely to have internet access


In Argentina, approximately 70.2% of the population has internet access. In Singapore, about 81.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 50.8% less on education


Argentina spends 5.9% of its total GDP on education. Singapore spends 2.9% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 96.1% less coastline


Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.

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


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Federal Administration of Public Revenue.

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