Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Colombia, you would:
live 0.9 years less
In Colombia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 43.9% more likely to be obese
In Colombia, 22.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Turkey, that number is 32.1% of people as of 2016.
make 87.5% more money
Colombia has a GDP per capita of $14,400 as of 2017, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $27,000 as of 2017.
be 21.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Colombia, 28.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Turkey, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2015.
be 17.2% more likely to be unemployed
In Colombia, 9.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Turkey, that number is 10.9% as of 2017.
be 79.5% less likely to die during childbirth
In Colombia, approximately 83.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.5% more likely to die during infancy
In Colombia, approximately 12.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Turkey, on the other hand, 15.8 children do as of 2020.
be 14.1% more likely to have internet access
In Colombia, approximately 62.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Turkey, about 71.0% do as of 2018.
see 2.2 times more coastline
Colombia has a total of 3,208 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Turkey: At a glance
How big is Turkey compared to Colombia? See an in-depth size comparison.