Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Colombia, you would:
be 82.5% less likely to be obese
In Colombia, 22.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 6.9 years less
In Colombia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In India, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
be 21.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Colombia, 28.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In India, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2011.
make 50.0% less money
Colombia has a GDP per capita of $14,400 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
have 18.2% more children
In Colombia, there are approximately 15.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 74.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Colombia, approximately 83.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 21.8% less likely to be literate
In Colombia, the literacy rate is 95.1% as of 2018. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 2.9 times more likely to die during infancy
In Colombia, approximately 12.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In India, on the other hand, 35.4 children do as of 2020.
be 14.6% less likely to have access to electricity
In Colombia, approximately 99% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 96% in rural areas) as of 2017. In India, that number is 84% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 44.7% less likely to have internet access
In Colombia, approximately 62.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 15.6% less on education
Colombia spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 2.2 times more coastline
Colombia has a total of 3,208 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
India: At a glance
How big is India compared to Colombia? See an in-depth size comparison.