Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Angola instead of Australia, you would:

Health

be 71.7% less likely to be obese


In Australia, 29.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Angola, that number is 8.2% of people as of 2016.

be 20.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Australia, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Angola, that number is 2.0% of people as of 2018.

live 21.4 years less


In Australia, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Angola, that number is 61 years (59 years for men, 63 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

pay a 62.2% lower top tax rate


Australia has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Angola, the top tax rate is 17.0% as of 2016.

make 86.5% less money


Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in Angola, the GDP per capita is $6,800 as of 2017.

be 17.9% more likely to be unemployed


In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Angola, that number is 6.6% as of 2016.

Life

have 3.4 times more children


In Australia, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Angola, there are 42.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 40.2 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Australia, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Angola, 241.0 women do as of 2017.

be 20.1 times more likely to die during infancy


In Australia, approximately 3.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Angola, on the other hand, 62.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 59.5% less likely to have access to electricity


In Australia, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Angola, 40% of the population do as of 2013.

be 83.4% less likely to have internet access


In Australia, approximately 86.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Angola, about 14.3% do as of 2018.

be 34.2% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Australia, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Angola, that number is 66% of people on average (82% in urban areas, and 37% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 35.8% less on education


Australia spends 5.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Angola spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2010.

Geography

see 93.8% less coastline


Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Angola, that number is 1,600 km.

Angola: At a glance

Angola is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 1,246,700 sq km. Angola is still rebuilding its country since the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), led by Jonas SAVIMBI, followed independence from Portugal in 1975. Peace seemed imminent in 1992 when Angola held national elections, but fighting picked up again in 1993. Up to 1.5 million lives may have been lost - and 4 million people displaced - during the more than a quarter century of fighting. SAVIMBI's death in 2002 ended UNITA's insurgency and cemented the MPLA's hold on power. President DOS SANTOS pushed through a new constitution in 2010; elections held in 2012 saw him installed as president.

How big is Angola compared to Australia? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Direcção Nacional dos Impostos, Ministério das Finanças.

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