Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Azerbaijan, you would:
live 9.7 years longer
In Azerbaijan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (70 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Iceland, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
be 10.1% more likely to be obese
In Azerbaijan, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Iceland, that number is 21.9% of people as of 2016.
make 3.0 times more money
Azerbaijan has a GDP per capita of $17,500 as of 2017, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,200 as of 2017.
be 44.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Azerbaijan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Iceland, that number is 2.8% as of 2017.
pay a 85.2% higher top tax rate
Azerbaijan has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Iceland, the top tax rate is 46.3% as of 2016.
be 84.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Azerbaijan, approximately 26.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Iceland, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 90.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Azerbaijan, approximately 21.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 2.1 children do as of 2020.
be 24.1% more likely to have internet access
In Azerbaijan, approximately 79.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2018.
spend 3.0 times more on education
Azerbaijan spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Iceland spends 7.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Taxes, Directorate of Internal Revenue.
Iceland: At a glance
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