Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Cyprus, you would:
be 71.6% less likely to be obese
In Cyprus, 21.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
live 3.2 years less
In Cyprus, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 64.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Cyprus, 11.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.
make 51.1% less money
Cyprus has a GDP per capita of $37,200 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Cyprus has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 4.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Cyprus, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 54.1% more likely to die during infancy
In Cyprus, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In China, on the other hand, 11.4 children do as of 2020.
be 35.7% less likely to have internet access
In Cyprus, approximately 84.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.
see 22.4 times more coastline
Cyprus has a total of 648 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Inland Revenue Department of the Republic of Cyprus, The World Factbook, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
How big is China compared to Cyprus? See an in-depth size comparison.