Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Azerbaijan, you would:
live 1.9 years longer
In Azerbaijan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 68.8% less likely to be obese
In Azerbaijan, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
make 19.7% more money
Azerbaijan has a GDP per capita of $13,700 as of 2020, while in China, the GDP per capita is $16,400 as of 2020.
be 27.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Azerbaijan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
be 87.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Azerbaijan, 4.9% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In China, however, that number is 0.6% as of 2019.
pay a 80.0% higher top tax rate
Azerbaijan has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 71.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Azerbaijan, approximately 23.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In China, on the other hand, 6.8 children do as of 2022.
have 26.9% fewer children
In Azerbaijan, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In China, there are 9.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 17.6% less likely to have internet access
In Azerbaijan, approximately 85.0% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In China, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
spend 29.6% more on education
Azerbaijan spends 2.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. China spends 3.5% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 35.0% more on healthcare
Azerbaijan spends 4.0% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In China, that number is 5.4% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Taxes, State Administration of Taxation.
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