Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Egypt, you would:
live 7.5 years longer
In Egypt, the average life expectancy is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
be 13.1% less likely to be obese
In Egypt, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
make 3.5 times more money
Egypt has a GDP per capita of $12,000 as of 2020, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 59.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Egypt, 7.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 3.2% as of 2019.
be 42.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Egypt, 32.5% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 18.6% as of 2017.
pay a 100.0% higher top tax rate
Egypt has a top tax rate of 22.5% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 81.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Egypt, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 78.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Egypt, approximately 17.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
have 49.7% fewer children
In Egypt, there are approximately 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 31.9% more likely to have internet access
In Egypt, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In United Kingdom, about 95.0% do as of 2020.
spend 33.3% more on education
Egypt spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. United Kingdom spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 2.2 times more on healthcare
Egypt spends 4.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 10.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.1 times more coastline
Egypt has a total of 2,450 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Egyptian Tax Authority, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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