Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Bolivia, you would:
live 5.7 years longer
In Bolivia, the average life expectancy is 70 years (68 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2020. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 69.3% less likely to be obese
In Bolivia, 20.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
make 2.4 times more money
Bolivia has a GDP per capita of $7,600 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.
be 91.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Bolivia, 38.6% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In China, however, that number is 3.3% as of 2016.
pay a 3.5 times higher top tax rate
Bolivia has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 81.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bolivia, approximately 155.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 64.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Bolivia, approximately 32.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In China, on the other hand, 11.4 children do as of 2020.
have 44.2% fewer children
In Bolivia, there are approximately 20.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In China, there are 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 23.9% more likely to have internet access
In Bolivia, approximately 43.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Autoridad de Impugnación Tributaria (AIT), Bolivia, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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