Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of China, you would:
be 4.7 times more likely to be obese
In China, 6.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mexico, that number is 28.9% of people as of 2016.
be 12.8% less likely to be unemployed
In China, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mexico, that number is 3.4% as of 2017.
pay a 22.2% lower top tax rate
China has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Mexico, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
be 14.0 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In China, 3.3% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Mexico, however, that number is 46.2% as of 2014.
have 51.7% more children
In China, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mexico, there are 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 21.1% more likely to have internet access
In China, approximately 54.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Mexico, about 65.8% do as of 2018.
see 35.7% less coastline
China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Mexico, that number is 9,330 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, State Administration of Taxation.
Mexico: At a glance
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