If you lived in Luxembourg instead of China, you would:

Health

live 6.5 years longer

In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Luxembourg, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 3.6 times more likely to be obese

In China, 6.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Luxembourg, that number is 22.6% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 5.8 times more money

China has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2018, while in Luxembourg, the GDP per capita is $105,100 as of 2017.

be 48.7% more likely to be unemployed

In China, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Luxembourg, that number is 5.8% as of 2017.

Life

be 82.8% less likely to die during childbirth

In China, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Luxembourg, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

be 71.1% less likely to die during infancy

In China, approximately 11.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Luxembourg, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 78.7% more likely to have internet access

In China, approximately 54.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Luxembourg, about 97.1% do as of 2018.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Luxembourg: At a glance

Luxembourg is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2,586 sq km. Founded in 963, Luxembourg became a grand duchy in 1815 and an independent state under the Netherlands. It lost more than half of its territory to Belgium in 1839 but gained a larger measure of autonomy. Full independence was attained in 1867. Overrun by Germany in both world wars, it ended its neutrality in 1948 when it entered into the Benelux Customs Union and when it joined NATO the following year. In 1957, Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the European Economic Community (later the European Union), and in 1999 it joined the euro currency area. In January 2013, Luxembourg assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2013-14 term.
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