Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Egypt, you would:
be 77.8% less likely to be obese
In Egypt, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
be 47.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Egypt, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Kenya, that number is 4.7% of people as of 2018.
live 4.7 years less
In Egypt, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
make 72.4% less money
Egypt has a GDP per capita of $12,700 as of 2017, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $3,500 as of 2017.
be 3.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Egypt, 12.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
be 29.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Egypt, 27.8% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
pay a 33.3% higher top tax rate
Egypt has a top tax rate of 22.5% as of 2016. In Kenya, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
be 14.5% more likely to be literate
In Egypt, the literacy rate is 71.2% as of 2017. In Kenya, it is 81.5% as of 2018.
be 9.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Egypt, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
be 74.3% more likely to die during infancy
In Egypt, approximately 17.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Kenya, on the other hand, 29.8 children do as of 2020.
be 44.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Egypt, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Kenya, 56% of the population do as of 2017.
be 62.0% less likely to have internet access
In Egypt, approximately 46.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
be 32.0% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Egypt, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Kenya, that number is 68% of people on average (89% in urban areas, and 60% in rural areas) as of 2017.
see 78.1% less coastline
Egypt has a total of 2,450 km of coastline. In Kenya, that number is 536 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Kenya: At a glance
How big is Kenya compared to Egypt? See an in-depth size comparison.