Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Hungary instead of Kiribati, you would:

Health

live 9.6 years longer


In Kiribati, the average life expectancy is 66 years (64 years for men, 69 years for women). In Hungary, that number is 76 years (72 years for men, 80 years for women).

be 42.6% less likely to be obese


In Kiribati, 46.0% of adults are obese. In Hungary, that number is 26.4% of people.

Economy

make 14.8 times more money


Kiribati has a GDP per capita of $2,000, while in Hungary, the GDP per capita is $29,500.

be 85.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Kiribati, 30.6% of adults are unemployed. In Hungary, that number is 4.4%.

Life

be 81.1% less likely to die during childbirth


In Kiribati, approximately 90.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Hungary, 17.0 women do.

be 84.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Kiribati, approximately 32.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Hungary, on the other hand, 4.9 children do.

have 57.5% less children


In Kiribati, there are approximately 21.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Hungary, there are 9.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 69.5% more likely to have access to electricity


In Kiribati, 59% of the population has electricity access. In Hungary, 100% of the population do.

be 5.8 times more likely to have internet access


In Kiribati, approximately 13.7% of the population has internet access. In Hungary, about 79.3% do.

be 49.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Kiribati, approximately 67% of people have improved drinking water access (87% in urban areas, and 51% in rural areas). In Hungary, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 27.5% less on healthcare


Kiribati spends 10.2% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Hungary, that number is 7.4% of GDP.

Hungary: At a glance

Hungary is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 89,608 sq km. Hungary became a Christian kingdom in A.D. 1000 and for many centuries served as a bulwark against Ottoman Turkish expansion in Europe. The kingdom eventually became part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and an announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive military intervention by Moscow. Under the leadership of Janos KADAR in 1968, Hungary began liberalizing its economy, introducing so-called "Goulash Communism." Hungary held its first multiparty elections in 1990 and initiated a free market economy. It joined NATO in 1999 and the EU five years later. In 2011, Hungary assumed the six-month rotating presidency of the EU for the first time.

How big is Hungary compared to Kiribati? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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