Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Samoa instead of Czech Republic, you would:

Health

live 4.6 years less


In Czech Republic, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Samoa, that number is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

be 81.9% more likely to be obese


In Czech Republic, 26.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Samoa, that number is 47.3% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 83.9% less money


Czech Republic has a GDP per capita of $35,500 as of 2017, while in Samoa, the GDP per capita is $5,700 as of 2017.

be 79.3% more likely to be unemployed


In Czech Republic, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Samoa, that number is 5.2% as of 2017.

pay a 22.7% higher top tax rate


Czech Republic has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2017. In Samoa, the top tax rate is 27.0% as of 2016.

Life

have 2.2 times more children


In Czech Republic, there are approximately 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Samoa, there are 19.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 14.3 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Czech Republic, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Samoa, 43.0 women do as of 2017.

be 6.5 times more likely to die during infancy


In Czech Republic, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Samoa, on the other hand, 17.0 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 58.3% less likely to have internet access


In Czech Republic, approximately 80.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Samoa, about 33.6% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 26.8% less on education


Czech Republic spends 5.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Samoa spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Samoa: At a glance

Samoa is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 2,821 sq km. New Zealand occupied the German protectorate of Western Samoa at the outbreak of World War I in 1914. It continued to administer the islands as a mandate and then as a trust territory until 1962, when the islands became the first Polynesian nation to reestablish independence in the 20th century. The country dropped the "Western" from its name in 1997.

How big is Samoa compared to Czech Republic? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic, Ministry of Revenue, Samoa.

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