Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Luxembourg, you would:
live 10.7 years less
In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022. In Mexico, that number is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
be 27.9% more likely to be obese
In Luxembourg, 22.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mexico, that number is 28.9% of people as of 2016.
be 34.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Luxembourg, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Mexico, that number is 3.5% as of 2019.
pay a 19.7% lower top tax rate
Luxembourg has a top tax rate of 43.6% as of 2016. In Mexico, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 83.8% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $110,300 as of 2020, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2020.
be 2.4 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Luxembourg, 17.5% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Mexico, however, that number is 41.9% as of 2018.
have 16.7% more children
In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Mexico, there are 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 6.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Luxembourg, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mexico, 33.0 women do as of 2017.
be 3.6 times more likely to die during infancy
In Luxembourg, approximately 3.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Mexico, on the other hand, 11.9 children do as of 2022.
be 27.3% less likely to have internet access
In Luxembourg, approximately 99.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Mexico, about 72.0% do as of 2020.
spend 16.2% more on education
Luxembourg spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Mexico spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP.
Mexico: At a glance
How big is Mexico compared to Luxembourg? See an in-depth size comparison.