Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Brunei, you would:
be 72.3% less likely to be obese
In Brunei, 14.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 11.2 years less
In Brunei, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In India, that number is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2022.
make 90.2% less money
Brunei has a GDP per capita of $62,200 as of 2020, while in India, the GDP per capita is $6,100 as of 2020.
be 23.2% more likely to be unemployed
In Brunei, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
be 4.7 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Brunei, approximately 31.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 23.5% less likely to be literate
In Brunei, the literacy rate is 97.2% as of 2018. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 2.9 times more likely to die during infancy
In Brunei, approximately 10.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In India, on the other hand, 30.3 children do as of 2022.
be 54.7% less likely to have internet access
In Brunei, approximately 95.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In India, about 43.0% do as of 2020.
spend 20.5% less on education
Brunei spends 4.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. India spends 3.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
spend 36.4% more on healthcare
Brunei spends 2.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In India, that number is 3.0% of GDP as of 2019.
see 43.5 times more coastline
Brunei has a total of 161 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
India: At a glance
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