Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Indonesia instead of Liechtenstein, you would:

Health

live 8.9 years less


In Liechtenstein, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Indonesia, that number is 73 years (70 years for men, 76 years for women).

Economy

make 91.1% less money


Liechtenstein has a GDP per capita of $139,100, while in Indonesia, the GDP per capita is $12,400.

be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Liechtenstein, 2.4% of adults are unemployed. In Indonesia, that number is 5.6%.

spend 25.0% more on taxes


Liechtenstein has a top tax rate of 24.0%. In Indonesia, the top tax rate is 30.0%.

Life

have 55.8% more children


In Liechtenstein, there are approximately 10.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Indonesia, there are 16.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 5.4 times more likely to die during infancy


In Liechtenstein, approximately 4.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Indonesia, on the other hand, 22.7 children do.

Basic Needs

be 19.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Liechtenstein, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Indonesia, 81% of the population do.

be 74.1% less likely to have internet access


In Liechtenstein, approximately 98.1% of the population has internet access. In Indonesia, about 25.4% do.

Expenditures

spend 38.5% more on education


Liechtenstein spends 2.6% of its total GDP on education. Indonesia spends 3.6% of total GDP on education.

Indonesia: At a glance

Indonesia is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 1,811,569 sq km. The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; Japan occupied the islands from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence shortly before Japan's surrender, but it required four years of sometimes brutal fighting, intermittent negotiations, and UN mediation before the Netherlands agreed to transfer sovereignty in 1949. A period of sometimes unruly parliamentary democracy ended in 1957 when President SOEKARNO declared martial law and instituted "Guided Democracy." After an abortive coup in 1965 by alleged communist sympathizers, SOEKARNO was gradually eased from power. From 1967 until 1988, President SUHARTO ruled Indonesia with his "New Order" government. After rioting toppled Suharto in 1998, free and fair legislative elections took place in 1999. Indonesia is now the world's third most populous democracy, the world's largest archipelagic state, and the world's largest Muslim-majority nation. Current issues include: alleviating poverty, improving education, preventing terrorism, consolidating democracy after four decades of authoritarianism, implementing economic and financial reforms, stemming corruption, reforming the criminal justice system, holding the military and police accountable for human rights violations, addressing climate change, and controlling infectious diseases, particularly those of global and regional importance. In 2005, Indonesia reached a historic peace agreement with armed separatists in Aceh, which led to democratic elections in Aceh in December 2006. Indonesia continues to face low intensity armed resistance in Papua by the separatist Free Papua Movement.

How big is Indonesia compared to Liechtenstein? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Direktorat Jenderal Pajak.

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