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

Health

live 10.0 years longer

In Kazakhstan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Spain, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 13.3% more likely to be obese

In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Spain, that number is 23.8% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 46.0% more money

Kazakhstan has a GDP per capita of $26,300 as of 2017, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $38,400 as of 2017.

be 3.4 times more likely to be unemployed

In Kazakhstan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Spain, that number is 17.2% as of 2017.

be 8.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Kazakhstan, 2.6% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Spain, however, that number is 21.1% as of 2012.

pay a 4.5 times higher top tax rate

Kazakhstan has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Spain, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 60.0% less likely to die during childbirth

In Kazakhstan, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.

be 82.1% less likely to die during infancy

In Kazakhstan, approximately 17.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Spain, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

have 47.0% fewer children

In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Spain, there are 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 50.0% more on education

Kazakhstan spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2016.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Agencia Tributaria, Spain, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Spain: At a glance

Spain is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 498,980 sq km. Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in economic and political power. Spain remained neutral in World War I and II but suffered through a devastating civil war (1936-39). A peaceful transition to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco FRANCO in 1975, and rapid economic modernization (Spain joined the EU in 1986) gave Spain a dynamic and rapidly growing economy and made it a global champion of freedom and human rights. More recently the government has had to focus on measures to reverse a severe economic recession that began in mid-2008. Austerity measures implemented to reduce a large budget deficit and reassure foreign investors have led to one of the highest unemployment rates in Europe.
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