Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Luxembourg, you would:
live 8.9 years less
In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
be 41.6% more likely to be obese
In Luxembourg, 22.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
pay a 48.4% lower top tax rate
Luxembourg has a top tax rate of 43.6% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
make 87.9% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $105,100 as of 2017, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,700 as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Luxembourg, 5.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Egypt, that number is 12.2% as of 2017.
have 2.3 times more children
In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Egypt, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 7.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Luxembourg, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 5.2 times more likely to die during infancy
In Luxembourg, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.1 children do as of 2020.
be 51.7% less likely to have internet access
In Luxembourg, approximately 97.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Egypt, about 46.9% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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