Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Bolivia instead of Germany, you would:
live 9.0 years less
In Germany, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Bolivia, that number is 72 years (71 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2022.
be 19.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Germany, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Bolivia, that number is 4.0% as of 2017.
pay a 72.6% lower top tax rate
Germany has a top tax rate of 47.5% as of 2016. In Bolivia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
make 84.5% less money
Germany has a GDP per capita of $50,900 as of 2020, while in Bolivia, the GDP per capita is $7,900 as of 2020.
be 2.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Germany, 14.8% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Bolivia, however, that number is 37.2% as of 2019.
have 2.0 times more children
In Germany, there are approximately 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Bolivia, there are 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 22.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Germany, approximately 7.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Bolivia, 155.0 women do as of 2017.
be 7.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In Germany, approximately 3.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Bolivia, on the other hand, 22.3 children do as of 2022.
be 33.3% less likely to have internet access
In Germany, approximately 90.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Bolivia, about 60.0% do as of 2020.
spend 41.0% less on healthcare
Germany spends 11.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Bolivia, that number is 6.9% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 46.0% more on education
Germany spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Bolivia spends 7.3% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt), Autoridad de Impugnación Tributaria (AIT), Bolivia.
Bolivia: At a glance
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