Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Bangladesh, you would:
live 2.5 years longer
In Bangladesh, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Mexico, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.
be 8.0 times more likely to be obese
In Bangladesh, 3.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mexico, that number is 28.9% of people as of 2016.
make 4.7 times more money
Bangladesh has a GDP per capita of $4,200 as of 2017, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $19,900 as of 2017.
be 22.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Bangladesh, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mexico, that number is 3.4% as of 2017.
be 90.1% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Bangladesh, 24.3% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Mexico, however, that number is 46.2% as of 2014.
pay a 16.7% higher top tax rate
Bangladesh has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Mexico, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
be 80.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bangladesh, approximately 173.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mexico, 33.0 women do as of 2017.
be 29.1% more likely to be literate
In Bangladesh, the literacy rate is 73.9% as of 2018. In Mexico, it is 95.4% as of 2018.
be 62.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Bangladesh, approximately 28.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mexico, on the other hand, 10.7 children do as of 2020.
be 31.8% more likely to have access to electricity
In Bangladesh, approximately 76% of the population has electricity access as of 2013. In Mexico, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 4.4 times more likely to have internet access
In Bangladesh, approximately 15.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Mexico, about 65.8% do as of 2018.
spend 2.5 times more on education
Bangladesh spends 2.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Mexico spends 4.9% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 16.1 times more coastline
Bangladesh has a total of 580 km of coastline. In Mexico, that number is 9,330 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, National Board of Revenue (NBR), Bangladesh.
Mexico: At a glance
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