If you lived in Mozambique instead of India, you would:

Health

be 63.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In India, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2017. In Mozambique, that number is 12.6% of people as of 2018.

live 13.8 years less

In India, the average life expectancy is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020. In Mozambique, that number is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women) as of 2020.

be 84.6% more likely to be obese

In India, 3.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mozambique, that number is 7.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 81.9% less money

India has a GDP per capita of $7,200 as of 2017, while in Mozambique, the GDP per capita is $1,300 as of 2017.

be 2.9 times more likely to be unemployed

In India, 8.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mozambique, that number is 24.5% as of 2017.

be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In India, 21.9% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Mozambique, however, that number is 46.1% as of 2015.

Life

have 2.1 times more children

In India, there are approximately 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mozambique, there are 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 99.3% more likely to die during childbirth

In India, approximately 145.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mozambique, 289.0 women do as of 2017.

be 18.4% less likely to be literate

In India, the literacy rate is 74.4% as of 2018. In Mozambique, it is 60.7% as of 2017.

be 82.8% more likely to die during infancy

In India, approximately 35.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mozambique, on the other hand, 64.7 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 71.4% less likely to have access to electricity

In India, approximately 84% of people have electricity access (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Mozambique, that number is 24% of people on average (64% in urban areas, and 5% in rural areas) as of 2017.

be 71.0% less likely to have internet access

In India, approximately 34.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Mozambique, about 10.0% do as of 2018.

be 23.7% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In India, approximately 93% of people have improved drinking water access (96% in urban areas, and 91% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Mozambique, that number is 71% of people on average (93% in urban areas, and 58% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 71.1% more on education

India spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Mozambique spends 6.5% of total GDP on education as of 2013.

Geography

see 64.7% less coastline

India has a total of 7,000 km of coastline. In Mozambique, that number is 2,470 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Mozambique: At a glance

Mozambique is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 786,380 sq km. Almost five centuries as a Portuguese colony came to a close with independence in 1975. Large-scale emigration, economic dependence on South Africa, a severe drought, and a prolonged civil war hindered the country's development until the mid 1990s. The ruling Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (Frelimo) party formally abandoned Marxism in 1989, and a new constitution the following year provided for multiparty elections and a free market economy. A UN-negotiated peace agreement between Frelimo and rebel Mozambique National Resistance (Renamo) forces ended the fighting in 1992. In December 2004, Mozambique underwent a delicate transition as Joaquim CHISSANO stepped down after 18 years in office. His elected successor, Armando Emilio GUEBUZA, promised to continue the sound economic policies that have encouraged foreign investment. President GUEBUZA was reelected to a second term in October 2009. However, the elections were flawed by voter fraud, questionable disqualification of candidates, and Frelimo use of government resources during the campaign. As a result, Freedom House removed Mozambique from its list of electoral democracies.
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