Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Brunei, you would:
live 6.1 years less
In Brunei, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In Mexico, that number is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
be 2.0 times more likely to be obese
In Brunei, 14.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mexico, that number is 28.9% of people as of 2016.
be 49.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Brunei, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mexico, that number is 3.5% as of 2019.
make 71.2% less money
Brunei has a GDP per capita of $62,200 as of 2020, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2020.
be 12.7% 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 Mexico, on the other hand, 11.9 children do as of 2022.
have 16.0% fewer children
In Brunei, there are approximately 16.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Mexico, there are 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 24.2% less likely to have internet access
In Brunei, approximately 95.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Mexico, about 72.0% do as of 2020.
spend 2.5 times more on healthcare
Brunei spends 2.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Mexico, that number is 5.4% of GDP as of 2019.
see 58.0 times more coastline
Brunei has a total of 161 km of coastline. In Mexico, that number is 9,330 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Mexico: At a glance
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