Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Mexico, you would:
be 78.5% less likely to be obese
In Mexico, 28.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
be 92.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mexico, 46.2% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In China, however, that number is 3.3% as of 2016.
be 14.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Mexico, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Mexico has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
have 34.1% fewer children
In Mexico, there are approximately 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In China, there are 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 17.4% less likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 65.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.
see 55.4% more coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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