Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Djibouti instead of Australia, you would:
be 53.4% less likely to be obese
In Australia, 29.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Djibouti, that number is 13.5% of people as of 2016.
live 17.8 years less
In Australia, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In Djibouti, that number is 65 years (63 years for men, 68 years for women) as of 2022.
make 88.7% less money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $48,700 as of 2020, while in Djibouti, the GDP per capita is $5,500 as of 2020.
be 7.8 times more likely to be unemployed
In Australia, 5.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Djibouti, that number is 40.0% as of 2017.
have 80.9% more children
In Australia, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Djibouti, there are 22.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 41.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Australia, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Djibouti, 248.0 women do as of 2017.
be 15.6 times more likely to die during infancy
In Australia, approximately 3.0 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Djibouti, on the other hand, 46.9 children do as of 2022.
be 58.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Australia, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Djibouti, 42% of the population do as of 2019.
be 34.4% less likely to have internet access
In Australia, approximately 90.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Djibouti, about 59.0% do as of 2020.
spend 29.4% less on education
Australia spends 5.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Djibouti spends 3.6% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 81.8% less on healthcare
Australia spends 9.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Djibouti, that number is 1.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 98.8% less coastline
Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Djibouti, that number is 314 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Djibouti: At a glance
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