Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Singapore instead of Honduras, you would:

Health

live 11.4 years longer


In Honduras, the average life expectancy is 75 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Singapore, that number is 86 years (83 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2020.

be 71.5% less likely to be obese


In Honduras, 21.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 16.8 times more money


Honduras has a GDP per capita of $5,600 as of 2017, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $94,100 as of 2017.

be 60.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Honduras, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.

pay a 12.0% lower top tax rate


Honduras has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 87.7% less likely to die during childbirth


In Honduras, approximately 65.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Singapore, 8.0 women do as of 2017.

be 11.6% more likely to be literate


In Honduras, the literacy rate is 87.2% as of 2016. In Singapore, it is 97.3% as of 2018.

be 84.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Honduras, approximately 14.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Singapore, on the other hand, 2.3 children do as of 2020.

have 51.9% fewer children


In Honduras, there are approximately 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Singapore, there are 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 14.2% more likely to have access to electricity


In Honduras, approximately 88% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Singapore, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 2.8 times more likely to have internet access


In Honduras, approximately 31.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Singapore, about 88.2% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 51.7% less on education


Honduras spends 6.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Singapore spends 2.9% of total GDP on education as of 2013.

Geography

see 76.5% less coastline


Honduras has a total of 823 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.

How big is Singapore compared to Honduras? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Dirección Ejecutiva de Ingresos, The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.

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