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

Health

live 14.0 years longer

In Kazakhstan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Singapore, that number is 86 years (83 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2020.

be 71.0% less likely to be obese

In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 3.6 times more money

Kazakhstan has a GDP per capita of $26,300 as of 2017, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $94,100 as of 2017.

be 56.0% less likely to be unemployed

In Kazakhstan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.

pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate

Kazakhstan has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 20.0% less likely to die during childbirth

In Kazakhstan, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Singapore, 8.0 women do as of 2017.

be 87.2% less likely to die during infancy

In Kazakhstan, approximately 17.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Singapore, on the other hand, 2.3 children do as of 2020.

have 45.7% fewer children

In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Singapore, there are 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 11.7% more likely to have internet access

In Kazakhstan, approximately 78.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Singapore, about 88.2% do as of 2018.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.
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