Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Bolivia, you would:
be 43.1% more likely to be obese
In Bolivia, 20.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mexico, that number is 28.9% of people as of 2016.
make 2.3 times more money
Bolivia has a GDP per capita of $7,900 as of 2020, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2020.
be 12.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Bolivia, 4.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mexico, that number is 3.5% as of 2019.
be 12.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Bolivia, 37.2% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Mexico, however, that number is 41.9% as of 2018.
pay a 2.7 times higher top tax rate
Bolivia has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In Mexico, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
be 78.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bolivia, approximately 155.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mexico, 33.0 women do as of 2017.
be 46.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Bolivia, approximately 22.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Mexico, on the other hand, 11.9 children do as of 2022.
have 27.2% fewer children
In Bolivia, there are approximately 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Mexico, there are 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 20.0% more likely to have internet access
In Bolivia, approximately 60.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Mexico, about 72.0% do as of 2020.
spend 41.1% less on education
Bolivia spends 7.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. Mexico spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 21.7% less on healthcare
Bolivia spends 6.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Mexico, that number is 5.4% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, Autoridad de Impugnación Tributaria (AIT), Bolivia.
Mexico: At a glance
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