Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Venezuela instead of Greece, you would:
live 8.2 years less
In Greece, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Venezuela, that number is 73 years (70 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022.
be 60.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Greece, 17.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Venezuela, that number is 6.9% as of 2018.
pay a 29.2% lower top tax rate
Greece has a top tax rate of 48.0% as of 2016. In Venezuela, the top tax rate is 34.0% as of 2016.
make 71.8% less money
Greece has a GDP per capita of $27,300 as of 2020, while in Venezuela, the GDP per capita is $7,704 as of 2018.
be 84.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Greece, 17.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Venezuela, however, that number is 33.1% as of 2015.
have 2.3 times more children
In Greece, there are approximately 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Venezuela, there are 17.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 41.7 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Greece, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Venezuela, 125.0 women do as of 2017.
be 5.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In Greece, approximately 3.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Venezuela, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
spend 63.9% less on education
Greece spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Venezuela spends 1.3% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
spend 30.8% less on healthcare
Greece spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Venezuela, that number is 5.4% of GDP as of 2019.
see 79.5% less coastline
Greece has a total of 13,676 km of coastline. In Venezuela, that number is 2,800 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministerio del Poder Popular de Finanzas, SENIAT, GSIS, Greece.
Venezuela: At a glance
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