Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Libya, you would:
be 80.9% less likely to be obese
In Libya, 32.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
make 89.6% more money
Libya has a GDP per capita of $9,600 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.
be 87.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Libya, 30.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2004. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.
pay a 4.5 times higher top tax rate
Libya has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 59.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Libya, approximately 72.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
have 49.6% fewer children
In Libya, there are approximately 23.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In China, there are 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.5 times more likely to have internet access
In Libya, approximately 21.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.
see 8.2 times more coastline
Libya has a total of 1,770 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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