Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Angola instead of Kazakhstan, you would:

Health

be 61.0% less likely to be obese


In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese. In Angola, that number is 8.2% of people.

be 9.5 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Kazakhstan, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Angola, that number is 1.9% of people.

live 10.9 years less


In Kazakhstan, the average life expectancy is 71 years (66 years for men, 76 years for women). In Angola, that number is 60 years (58 years for men, 62 years for women).

Economy

make 74.1% less money


Kazakhstan has a GDP per capita of $26,300, while in Angola, the GDP per capita is $6,800.

be 32.0% more likely to be unemployed


In Kazakhstan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed. In Angola, that number is 6.6%.

be 14.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Kazakhstan, 2.6% live below the poverty line. In Angola, however, that number is 36.6%.

spend 70.0% more on taxes


Kazakhstan has a top tax rate of 10.0%. In Angola, the top tax rate is 17.0%.

Life

have 2.4 times more children


In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 18.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Angola, there are 44.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 39.8 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Kazakhstan, approximately 12.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Angola, 477.0 women do.

be 28.8% less likely to be literate


In Kazakhstan, the literacy rate is 99.8%. In Angola, it is 71.1%.

be 3.4 times more likely to die during infancy


In Kazakhstan, approximately 19.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Angola, on the other hand, 67.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 70.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Kazakhstan, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Angola, 30% of the population do.

be 83.1% less likely to have internet access


In Kazakhstan, approximately 76.8% of the population has internet access. In Angola, about 13.0% do.

be 47.3% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Kazakhstan, approximately 93% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 86% in rural areas). In Angola, that number is 49% of people on average (75% in urban areas, and 28% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 25.0% less on healthcare


Kazakhstan spends 4.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Angola, that number is 3.3% of GDP.

spend 16.7% more on education


Kazakhstan spends 3.0% of its total GDP on education. Angola spends 3.5% of total GDP on education.

Angola: At a glance

Angola is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 1,246,700 sq km. Angola is still rebuilding its country since the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), led by Jonas SAVIMBI, followed independence from Portugal in 1975. Peace seemed imminent in 1992 when Angola held national elections, but fighting picked up again in 1993. Up to 1.5 million lives may have been lost - and 4 million people displaced - during the more than a quarter century of fighting. SAVIMBI's death in 2002 ended UNITA's insurgency and cemented the MPLA's hold on power. President DOS SANTOS pushed through a new constitution in 2010; elections held in 2012 saw him installed as president.

How big is Angola compared to Kazakhstan? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direcção Nacional dos Impostos, Ministério das Finanças, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

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