Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Lebanon, you would:
be 87.8% less likely to be obese
In Lebanon, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 8.6 years less
In Lebanon, the average life expectancy is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In India, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
be 12.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Lebanon, 9.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2007. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
be 23.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Lebanon, 28.6% live below the poverty line as of 2004. In India, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2011.
make 63.3% less money
Lebanon has a GDP per capita of $19,600 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
pay a 77.7% higher top tax rate
Lebanon has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
have 33.8% more children
In Lebanon, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 5.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Lebanon, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 21.8% less likely to be literate
In Lebanon, the literacy rate is 95.1% as of 2018. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 5.2 times more likely to die during infancy
In Lebanon, approximately 6.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In India, on the other hand, 35.4 children do as of 2020.
be 15.5% less likely to have access to electricity
In Lebanon, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In India, 84% of the population do as of 2017.
be 55.9% less likely to have internet access
In Lebanon, approximately 78.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 52.0% more on education
Lebanon spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 31.1 times more coastline
Lebanon has a total of 225 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Lebanon, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
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