Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Malta instead of Indonesia, you would:

Health

live 7.5 years longer


In Indonesia, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 76 years for women). In Malta, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women).

be 4.2 times more likely to be obese


In Indonesia, 6.9% of adults are obese. In Malta, that number is 28.9% of people.

Economy

make 3.4 times more money


Indonesia has a GDP per capita of $12,400, while in Malta, the GDP per capita is $42,000.

be 21.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Indonesia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed. In Malta, that number is 4.4%.

be 49.5% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Indonesia, 10.9% live below the poverty line. In Malta, however, that number is 16.3%.

spend 16.7% more on taxes


Indonesia has a top tax rate of 30.0%. In Malta, the top tax rate is 35.0%.

Life

be 92.9% less likely to die during childbirth


In Indonesia, approximately 126.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Malta, 9.0 women do.

be 84.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Indonesia, approximately 22.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In Malta, on the other hand, 3.5 children do.

have 37.7% less children


In Indonesia, there are approximately 16.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Malta, there are 10.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 23.5% more likely to have access to electricity


In Indonesia, 81% of the population has electricity access. In Malta, 100% of the population do.

be 3.0 times more likely to have internet access


In Indonesia, approximately 25.4% of the population has internet access. In Malta, about 77.3% do.

be 14.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Indonesia, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (94% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas). In Malta, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 100.0% more on education


Indonesia spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education. Malta spends 7.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 3.5 times more on healthcare


Indonesia spends 2.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Malta, that number is 9.7% of GDP.

Geography

see 99.6% less coastline


Indonesia has a total of 54,716 km of coastline. In Malta, that number is 197 km.

Malta: At a glance

Malta is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 316 sq km. Great Britain formally acquired possession of Malta in 1814. The island staunchly supported the UK through both world wars and remained in the Commonwealth when it became independent in 1964; a decade later it declared itself a republic. Since about the mid-1980s, the island has transformed itself into a freight transshipment point, a financial center, and a tourist destination. Malta became an EU member in May 2004 and began using the euro as currency in 2008.

How big is Malta compared to Indonesia? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direktorat Jenderal Pajak, Government of Malta - Inland Revenue.

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