Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Belarus instead of Egypt, you would:

Health

be 23.4% less likely to be obese


In Egypt, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Belarus, that number is 24.5% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 48.8% more money


Egypt has a GDP per capita of $12,700 as of 2017, while in Belarus, the GDP per capita is $18,900 as of 2017.

be 93.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Egypt, 12.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Belarus, that number is 0.8% as of 2017.

be 79.5% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Egypt, 27.8% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Belarus, however, that number is 5.7% as of 2016.

pay a 42.2% lower top tax rate


Egypt has a top tax rate of 22.5% as of 2016. In Belarus, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2017.

Life

be 94.6% less likely to die during childbirth


In Egypt, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Belarus, 2.0 women do as of 2017.

be 40.2% more likely to be literate


In Egypt, the literacy rate is 71.2% as of 2017. In Belarus, it is 99.8% as of 2018.

be 79.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Egypt, approximately 17.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Belarus, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2020.

have 65.1% fewer children


In Egypt, there are approximately 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Belarus, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 68.6% more likely to have internet access


In Egypt, approximately 46.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Belarus, about 79.1% do as of 2018.

Belarus: At a glance

Belarus is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 202,900 sq km. After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than have any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place. Since his election in July 1994 as the country's first directly elected president, Aleksandr LUKASHENKO has steadily consolidated his power through authoritarian means and a centralized economic system. Government restrictions on freedom of speech and the press, peaceful assembly, and religion remain in place.

How big is Belarus compared to Egypt? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Egyptian Tax Authority, Ministry for Taxes and Levies of the Republic of Belarus.

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