Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mongolia instead of China, you would:
live 5.3 years less
In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Mongolia, that number is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
be 3.3 times more likely to be obese
In China, 6.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mongolia, that number is 20.6% 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 Mongolia, the top tax rate is 10.0% as of 2016.
make 24.7% less money
China has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2018, while in Mongolia, the GDP per capita is $13,700 as of 2018.
be 2.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In China, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mongolia, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
be 9.0 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In China, 3.3% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Mongolia, however, that number is 29.6% as of 2016.
have 43.1% more children
In China, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mongolia, there are 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 55.2% more likely to die during childbirth
In China, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mongolia, 45.0 women do as of 2017.
be 68.4% more likely to die during infancy
In China, approximately 11.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mongolia, on the other hand, 19.2 children do as of 2020.
be 18.2% less likely to have access to electricity
In China, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Mongolia, 82% of the population do as of 2016.
be 56.3% less likely to have internet access
In China, approximately 54.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Mongolia, about 23.7% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of National Taxation, State Administration of Taxation.
Mongolia: At a glance
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