Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Spain instead of Argentina, you would:
live 4.2 years longer
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Spain, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 15.9% less likely to be obese
In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Spain, that number is 23.8% of people as of 2016.
make 83.7% more money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900 as of 2017, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $38,400 as of 2017.
be 17.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 25.7% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Spain, however, that number is 21.1% as of 2012.
be 2.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 8.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Spain, that number is 17.2% as of 2017.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Spain, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 89.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Argentina, approximately 39.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 64.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Spain, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.
have 45.6% fewer children
In Argentina, there are approximately 16.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Spain, there are 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 15.9% more likely to have internet access
In Argentina, approximately 74.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Spain, about 86.1% do as of 2018.
spend 23.6% less on education
Argentina spends 5.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Administration of Public Revenue, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Spain: At a glance
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