Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of Colombia, you would:
live 4.5 years longer
In Colombia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Greece, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 11.7% more likely to be obese
In Colombia, 22.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Greece, that number is 24.9% of people as of 2016.
make 93.1% more money
Colombia has a GDP per capita of $14,400 as of 2017, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,800 as of 2017.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Colombia, 9.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Greece, that number is 21.5% as of 2017.
be 28.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Colombia, 28.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Greece, however, that number is 36.0% as of 2014.
pay a 45.5% higher top tax rate
Colombia has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In Greece, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 96.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Colombia, approximately 83.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Greece, 3.0 women do as of 2017.
be 69.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Colombia, approximately 12.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Greece, on the other hand, 3.7 children do as of 2020.
have 49.4% fewer children
In Colombia, there are approximately 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Greece, there are 7.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 17.2% more likely to have internet access
In Colombia, approximately 62.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Greece, about 73.0% do as of 2018.
see 4.3 times more coastline
Colombia has a total of 3,208 km of coastline. In Greece, that number is 13,676 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Directorate of National Taxes and Customs (DIAN), GSIS, Greece.
Greece: At a glance
How big is Greece compared to Colombia? See an in-depth size comparison.