Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Brazil, you would:
be 71.9% less likely to be obese
In Brazil, 22.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
make 16.3% more money
Brazil has a GDP per capita of $14,100 as of 2020, while in China, the GDP per capita is $16,400 as of 2020.
be 69.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Brazil, 11.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In China, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
be 85.7% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Brazil, 4.2% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In China, however, that number is 0.6% as of 2019.
pay a 63.6% higher top tax rate
Brazil has a top tax rate of 27.5% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 51.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Brazil, approximately 60.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 49.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Brazil, approximately 13.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In China, on the other hand, 6.8 children do as of 2022.
have 28.9% fewer children
In Brazil, there are approximately 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In China, there are 9.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 13.6% less likely to have internet access
In Brazil, approximately 81.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In China, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
spend 42.6% less on education
Brazil spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. China spends 3.5% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 43.7% less on healthcare
Brazil spends 9.6% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In China, that number is 5.4% of GDP as of 2019.
see 93.6% more coastline
Brazil has a total of 7,491 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Secretaria da Receita Federal do Brasil, The World Factbook, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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