Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Guatemala, you would:
be 81.6% less likely to be obese
In Guatemala, 21.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 2.7 years less
In Guatemala, the average life expectancy is 72 years (70 years for men, 74 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 63.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Guatemala, 59.3% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In India, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2011.
make 12.2% less money
Guatemala has a GDP per capita of $8,200 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
be 3.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Guatemala, 2.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
pay a 5.1 times higher top tax rate
Guatemala has a top tax rate of 7.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
be 52.6% more likely to die during childbirth
In Guatemala, approximately 95.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 62.4% more likely to die during infancy
In Guatemala, approximately 21.8 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.
have 21.9% fewer children
In Guatemala, there are approximately 23.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 47.0% less likely to have internet access
In Guatemala, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 35.7% more on education
Guatemala spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 17.5 times more coastline
Guatemala has a total of 400 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendence of the Tax Administration, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
India: At a glance
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