Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Libya instead of China, you would:
be 5.2 times more likely to be obese
In China, 6.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Libya, that number is 32.5% of people as of 2016.
pay a 77.8% lower top tax rate
China has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Libya, the top tax rate is 10.0% as of 2016.
make 47.3% less money
China has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2018, while in Libya, the GDP per capita is $9,600 as of 2017.
be 7.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In China, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Libya, that number is 30.0% as of 2004.
have 98.3% more children
In China, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Libya, there are 23.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In China, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Libya, 72.0 women do as of 2017.
be 59.9% less likely to have internet access
In China, approximately 54.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Libya, about 21.8% do as of 2018.
see 87.8% less coastline
China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Libya, that number is 1,770 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, State Administration of Taxation.
Libya: At a glance
How big is Libya compared to China? See an in-depth size comparison.