Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Fiji, you would:
live 7.4 years longer
In Fiji, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In United Kingdom, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 4.5 times more money
Fiji has a GDP per capita of $9,800 as of 2017, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $44,300 as of 2017.
be 51.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Fiji, 31.0% live below the poverty line as of 2009. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 15.0% as of 2013.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Fiji has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 79.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Fiji, approximately 34.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 53.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Fiji, approximately 8.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 4.1 children do as of 2020.
have 31.6% fewer children
In Fiji, there are approximately 17.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United Kingdom, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 89.9% more likely to have internet access
In Fiji, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In United Kingdom, about 94.9% do as of 2018.
spend 41.0% more on education
Fiji spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. United Kingdom spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 11.0 times more coastline
Fiji has a total of 1,129 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, HM Revenue & Customs, Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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