Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Brazil instead of Estonia, you would:

Health

live 2.9 years less


In Estonia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (72 years for men, 82 years for women). In Brazil, that number is 74 years (70 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

be 80.1% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Estonia, 21.1% live below the poverty line. In Brazil, however, that number is 4.2%.

make 50.9% less money


Estonia has a GDP per capita of $31,800, while in Brazil, the GDP per capita is $15,600.

be 100.0% more likely to be unemployed


In Estonia, 5.9% of adults are unemployed. In Brazil, that number is 11.8%.

spend 37.5% more on taxes


Estonia has a top tax rate of 20.0%. In Brazil, the top tax rate is 27.5%.

Life

have 39.6% more children


In Estonia, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Brazil, there are 14.1 babies per 1,000 people.

be 4.9 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Estonia, approximately 9.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Brazil, 44.0 women do.

be 4.6 times more likely to die during infancy


In Estonia, approximately 3.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Brazil, on the other hand, 17.5 children do.

Basic Needs

be 31.5% less likely to have internet access


In Estonia, approximately 87.2% of the population has internet access. In Brazil, about 59.7% do.

Expenditures

spend 29.7% more on healthcare


Estonia spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Brazil, that number is 8.3% of GDP.

Geography

see 97.4% more coastline


Estonia has a total of 3,794 km of coastline. In Brazil, that number is 7,491 km.

Brazil: At a glance

Brazil is a sovereign country in South America, with a total land area of approximately 8,358,140 sq km. Following more than three centuries under Portuguese rule, Brazil gained its independence in 1822, maintaining a monarchical system of government until the abolition of slavery in 1888 and the subsequent proclamation of a republic by the military in 1889. Brazilian coffee exporters politically dominated the country until populist leader Getulio VARGAS rose to power in 1930. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil underwent more than a half century of populist and military government until 1985, when the military regime peacefully ceded power to civilian rulers. Brazil continues to pursue industrial and agricultural growth and development of its interior. Exploiting vast natural resources and a large labor pool, it is today South America's leading economic power and a regional leader, one of the first in the area to begin an economic recovery. High income inequality and crime remain pressing problems, as well as recent years' slow down in economic growth.

How big is Brazil compared to Estonia? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Estonian Tax and Customs Board, The World Factbook, Secretaria da Receita Federal do Brasil.

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