Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Mexico, you would:
live 2.1 years longer
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
be 10.7% more likely to be obese
In Mexico, 28.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
be 22.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mexico, 41.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Egypt, however, that number is 32.5% as of 2017.
pay a 35.7% lower top tax rate
Mexico has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
make 33.0% less money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2020, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,000 as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Mexico, 3.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
have 58.4% more children
In Mexico, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 25.2% less likely to be literate
In Mexico, the literacy rate is 95.2% as of 2020. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 49.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Mexico, approximately 11.9 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
spend 13.0% less on healthcare
Mexico spends 5.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 73.7% less coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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