Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Palau instead of Kyrgyzstan, you would:
live 2.3 years longer
In Kyrgyzstan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (68 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Palau, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 3.3 times more likely to be obese
In Kyrgyzstan, 16.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Palau, that number is 55.3% of people as of 2016.
make 4.0 times more money
Kyrgyzstan has a GDP per capita of $3,700 as of 2017, while in Palau, the GDP per capita is $14,700 as of 2017.
be 76.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Kyrgyzstan, 7.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Palau, that number is 1.7% as of 2015.
be 22.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Kyrgyzstan, 32.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Palau, however, that number is 24.9% as of 2006.
be 57.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Kyrgyzstan, approximately 23.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Palau, on the other hand, 9.8 children do as of 2020.
have 45.1% fewer children
In Kyrgyzstan, there are approximately 20.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Palau, there are 11.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 12.0% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Kyrgyzstan, approximately 89% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 84% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Palau, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Palau: At a glance
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