Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Mexico instead of Hungary, you would:

Economy

be 18.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Hungary, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In Mexico, that number is 3.6%.

make 32.5% less money


Hungary has a GDP per capita of $29,500, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $19,900.

be 3.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Hungary, 14.9% live below the poverty line. In Mexico, however, that number is 46.2%.

spend 2.3 times more on taxes


Hungary has a top tax rate of 15.0%. In Mexico, the top tax rate is 35.0%.

Life

have 2.0 times more children


In Hungary, there are approximately 9.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Mexico, there are 18.3 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.2 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Hungary, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Mexico, 38.0 women do.

be 2.4 times more likely to die during infancy


In Hungary, approximately 4.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Mexico, on the other hand, 11.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 25.0% less likely to have internet access


In Hungary, approximately 79.3% of the population has internet access. In Mexico, about 59.5% do.

Expenditures

spend 14.9% less on healthcare


Hungary spends 7.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Mexico, that number is 6.3% of GDP.

spend 15.2% more on education


Hungary spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education. Mexico spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

Mexico: At a glance

Mexico is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 1,943,945 sq km. The site of several advanced Amerindian civilizations - including the Olmec, Toltec, Teotihuacan, Zapotec, Maya, and Aztec - Mexico was conquered and colonized by Spain in the early 16th century. Administered as the Viceroyalty of New Spain for three centuries, it achieved its independence early in the 19th century. The global financial crisis beginning in late 2008 caused a massive economic downturn the following year, although growth returned quickly in 2010. Ongoing economic and social concerns include low real wages, underemployment for a large segment of the population, inequitable income distribution, and few advancement opportunities for the largely indigenous population in the impoverished southern states. The elections held in 2000 marked the first time since the 1910 Mexican Revolution that an opposition candidate - Vicente FOX of the National Action Party (PAN) - defeated the party in government, the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI). He was succeeded in 2006 by another PAN candidate Felipe CALDERON, but Enrique PENA NIETO regained the presidency for the PRI in 2012. Since 2007, Mexico's powerful drug-trafficking organizations have engaged in bloody feuding, resulting in tens of thousands of drug-related homicides.

How big is Mexico compared to Hungary? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP.

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