Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Colombia, you would:
be 72.2% less likely to be obese
In Colombia, 22.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
make 26.4% more money
Colombia has a GDP per capita of $14,400 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.
be 58.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Colombia, 9.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.
be 88.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Colombia, 28.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In China, however, that number is 3.3% as of 2016.
pay a 36.4% higher top tax rate
Colombia has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 65.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Colombia, approximately 83.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
have 24.7% fewer children
In Colombia, there are approximately 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In China, there are 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 12.8% less likely to have internet access
In Colombia, approximately 62.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.
see 4.5 times more coastline
Colombia has a total of 3,208 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Directorate of National Taxes and Customs (DIAN), State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
How big is China compared to Colombia? See an in-depth size comparison.