Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Argentina, you would:
live 3.6 years longer
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 2.1 times more money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $19,700 as of 2020, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 67.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 9.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 3.2% as of 2019.
be 47.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 35.5% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 18.6% as of 2017.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 82.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Argentina, approximately 39.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 59.1% less 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 United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
have 30.7% fewer children
In Argentina, there are approximately 15.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 10.5% more likely to have internet access
In Argentina, approximately 86.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In United Kingdom, about 95.0% do as of 2020.
see 2.5 times more coastline
Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Administration of Public Revenue, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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