If you lived in Greece instead of Chad, you would:

Health

be 81.8% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Chad, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Greece, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2020.

live 22.3 years longer

In Chad, the average life expectancy is 59 years (57 years for men, 61 years for women) as of 2022. In Greece, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.

be 4.1 times more likely to be obese

In Chad, 6.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Greece, that number is 24.9% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 18.2 times more money

Chad has a GDP per capita of $1,500 as of 2020, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,300 as of 2020.

be 57.7% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Chad, 42.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Greece, however, that number is 17.9% as of 2018.

pay a 20.0% lower top tax rate

Chad has a top tax rate of 60.0% as of 2016. In Greece, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 97.9% less likely to die during childbirth

In Chad, approximately 140.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Greece, 3.0 women do as of 2017.

be 4.4 times more likely to be literate

In Chad, the literacy rate is 22.3% as of 2016. In Greece, it is 97.9% as of 2018.

be 94.6% less likely to die during infancy

In Chad, approximately 65.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Greece, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2022.

have 81.2% fewer children

In Chad, there are approximately 40.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Greece, there are 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

Basic Needs

be 11.1 times more likely to have access to electricity

In Chad, approximately 9% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In Greece, 100% of the population do as of 2020.

be 7.8 times more likely to have internet access

In Chad, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Greece, about 78.0% do as of 2020.

be 64.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Chad, approximately 61% of people have improved drinking water access (90% in urban areas, and 52% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Greece, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 50.0% more on education

Chad spends 2.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Greece spends 3.6% of total GDP on education as of 2018.

spend 77.3% more on healthcare

Chad spends 4.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Greece, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, GSIS, Greece, General Inspectorate of Finance.

Greece: At a glance

Greece is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 130,647 sq km. Greece achieved independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1830. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In World War II, Greece was first invaded by Italy (1940) and subsequently occupied by Germany (1941-44); fighting endured in a protracted civil war between supporters of the king and other anti-communist and communist rebels. Following the latter's defeat in 1949, Greece joined NATO in 1952. In 1967, a group of military officers seized power, establishing a military dictatorship that suspended many political liberties and forced the king to flee the country. In 1974, democratic elections and a referendum created a parliamentary republic and abolished the monarchy. In 1981, Greece joined the EC (now the EU); it became the 12th member of the European Economic and Monetary Union in 2001. In 2010, the prospect of a Greek default on its euro-denominated debt created severe strains within the EMU and raised the question of whether a member country might voluntarily leave the common currency or be removed.
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