Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Chile, you would:
live 0.9 years longer
In Chile, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In United States, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
be 29.3% more likely to be obese
In Chile, 28.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United States, that number is 36.2% of people as of 2016.
make 2.4 times more money
Chile has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $59,800 as of 2017.
be 34.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Chile, 6.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United States, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
be 14.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Chile, approximately 6.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United States, on the other hand, 5.3 children do as of 2020.
be 46.2% more likely to die during childbirth
In Chile, approximately 13.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United States, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
see 3.1 times more coastline
Chile has a total of 6,435 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United States: At a glance
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