Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Colombia, you would:
be 43.5% more likely to be obese
In Colombia, 22.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
be 25.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Colombia, 10.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
pay a 31.8% lower top tax rate
Colombia has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
make 10.4% less money
Colombia has a GDP per capita of $13,400 as of 2020, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,000 as of 2020.
be 55.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Colombia, approximately 83.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
have 41.1% more children
In Colombia, there are approximately 15.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 25.5% less likely to be literate
In Colombia, the literacy rate is 95.6% as of 2020. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 51.9% more likely to die during infancy
In Colombia, approximately 11.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
spend 13.3% less on education
Colombia spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Egypt spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
spend 39.0% less on healthcare
Colombia spends 7.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 23.6% less coastline
Colombia has a total of 3,208 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Directorate of National Taxes and Customs (DIAN), Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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