Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Singapore instead of Lithuania, you would:


live 10.2 years longer

In Lithuania, the average life expectancy is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women). In Singapore, that number is 85 years (83 years for men, 88 years for women).

be 76.8% less likely to be obese

In Lithuania, 26.3% of adults are obese. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people.


make 2.9 times more money

Lithuania has a GDP per capita of $32,300, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $93,900.

be 68.6% less likely to be unemployed

In Lithuania, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In Singapore, that number is 2.2%.

spend 46.7% more on taxes

Lithuania has a top tax rate of 15.0%. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0%.


be 36.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Lithuania, approximately 3.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Singapore, on the other hand, 2.4 children do.

have 13.1% less children

In Lithuania, there are approximately 9.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Singapore, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people.


spend 35.6% less on education

Lithuania spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education. Singapore spends 2.9% of total GDP on education.

spend 25.8% less on healthcare

Lithuania spends 6.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Singapore, that number is 4.9% of GDP.


see 2.1 times more coastline

Lithuania has a total of 90 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.

How big is Singapore compared to Lithuania? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Inspectorate, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.


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