Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Bangladesh, you would:
be 42.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Bangladesh, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Kenya, that number is 4.2% of people as of 2020.
live 5.0 years less
In Bangladesh, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Kenya, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2022.
be 97.2% more likely to be obese
In Bangladesh, 3.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
make 12.5% less money
Bangladesh has a GDP per capita of $4,800 as of 2020, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 9.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Bangladesh, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
be 48.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Bangladesh, 24.3% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
have 49.2% more children
In Bangladesh, there are approximately 17.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Kenya, there are 26.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 97.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Bangladesh, approximately 173.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.7% less likely to have internet access
In Bangladesh, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
be 28.0% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Bangladesh, approximately 99% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 71% of people on average (91% in urban areas, and 63% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 3.9 times more on education
Bangladesh spends 1.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Kenya spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 84.0% more on healthcare
Bangladesh spends 2.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 4.6% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Kenya: At a glance
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