Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Libya, you would:
be 88.0% less likely to be obese
In Libya, 32.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 7.0 years less
In Libya, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 79 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 71.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Libya, 30.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2004. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
make 25.0% less money
Libya has a GDP per capita of $9,600 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
pay a 3.6 times higher top tax rate
Libya has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
be 2.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Libya, approximately 72.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 18.2% less likely to be literate
In Libya, the literacy rate is 91.0% as of 2015. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 3.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Libya, approximately 11.5 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.
have 20.9% fewer children
In Libya, there are approximately 23.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 58.3% more likely to have internet access
In Libya, approximately 21.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
be 14.2% less likely to have access to electricity
In Libya, approximately 98% of people have electricity access (99% in urban areas, and 96% in rural areas) as of 2016. In India, that number is 84% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017.
see 4.0 times more coastline
Libya has a total of 1,770 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, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
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