Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Cyprus, you would:
be 82.1% less likely to be obese
In Cyprus, 21.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 9.6 years less
In Cyprus, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 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 23.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Cyprus, 11.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
make 80.6% less money
Cyprus has a GDP per capita of $37,200 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
have 67.0% more children
In Cyprus, there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 24.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Cyprus, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 24.9% less likely to be literate
In Cyprus, the literacy rate is 99.1% as of 2015. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 4.8 times more likely to die during infancy
In Cyprus, approximately 7.4 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 15.5% less likely to have access to electricity
In Cyprus, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In India, 84% of the population do as of 2017.
be 59.2% less likely to have internet access
In Cyprus, approximately 84.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 40.6% less on education
Cyprus spends 6.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 10.8 times more coastline
Cyprus has a total of 648 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
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