Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Brunei, you would:
live 3.6 years longer
In Brunei, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
be 97.2% more likely to be obese
In Brunei, 14.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
be 54.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Brunei, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United Kingdom, that number is 3.2% as of 2019.
make 33.1% less money
Brunei has a GDP per capita of $62,200 as of 2020, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 77.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Brunei, approximately 31.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 63.7% less 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 United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
have 33.1% fewer children
In Brunei, there are approximately 16.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 18.2% more on education
Brunei spends 4.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. United Kingdom spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 4.6 times more on healthcare
Brunei spends 2.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 10.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 77.2 times more coastline
Brunei has a total of 161 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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