Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Fiji, you would:
be 87.1% less likely to be obese
In Fiji, 30.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 4.0 years less
In Fiji, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In India, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
be 29.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Fiji, 31.0% live below the poverty line as of 2009. In India, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2011.
make 26.5% less money
Fiji has a GDP per capita of $9,800 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
be 88.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Fiji, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
pay a 77.7% higher top tax rate
Fiji has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
be 4.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Fiji, approximately 34.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 24.9% less likely to be literate
In Fiji, the literacy rate is 99.1% as of 2018. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 4.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In Fiji, approximately 8.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In India, on the other hand, 35.4 children do as of 2020.
be 14.3% less likely to have access to electricity
In Fiji, approximately 99% of people have electricity access (99% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas) as of 2016. In India, that number is 84% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 31.1% less likely to have internet access
In Fiji, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
see 6.2 times more coastline
Fiji has a total of 1,129 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority.
India: At a glance
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