Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Argentina instead of Iceland, you would:
live 5.5 years less
In Iceland, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In Argentina, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 29.2% more likely to be obese
In Iceland, 21.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Argentina, that number is 28.3% of people as of 2016.
pay a 24.4% lower top tax rate
Iceland has a top tax rate of 46.3% as of 2016. In Argentina, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 60.0% less money
Iceland has a GDP per capita of $52,200 as of 2017, while in Argentina, the GDP per capita is $20,900 as of 2017.
be 3.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Iceland, 2.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Argentina, that number is 8.4% as of 2017.
have 20.3% more children
In Iceland, there are approximately 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Argentina, there are 16.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 9.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Iceland, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Argentina, 39.0 women do as of 2017.
be 4.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In Iceland, approximately 2.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Argentina, on the other hand, 9.0 children do as of 2020.
be 25.0% less likely to have internet access
In Iceland, approximately 99.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Argentina, about 74.3% do as of 2018.
spend 26.7% less on education
Iceland spends 7.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Argentina spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Administration of Public Revenue, Directorate of Internal Revenue.
Argentina: At a glance
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