Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Argentina, you would:
live 2.1 years less
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2022. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022.
be 13.4% more likely to be obese
In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Turkey, that number is 32.1% of people as of 2016.
make 44.2% more money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $19,700 as of 2020, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $28,400 as of 2020.
be 59.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 35.5% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Turkey, however, that number is 14.4% as of 2018.
be 39.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 9.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 13.7% as of 2019.
be 56.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Argentina, approximately 39.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Turkey, on the other hand, 19.4 children do as of 2022.
spend 10.4% less on education
Argentina spends 4.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Turkey spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 54.7% less on healthcare
Argentina spends 9.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 4.3% of GDP as of 2019.
see 44.3% more coastline
Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Turkey: At a glance
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