Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Mexico, you would:
live 3.0 years less
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 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 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 39.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mexico, 46.2% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Egypt, however, that number is 27.8% as of 2016.
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 36.2% less money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $19,900 as of 2017, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,700 as of 2017.
be 3.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Mexico, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Egypt, that number is 12.2% as of 2017.
have 54.5% more children
In Mexico, there are approximately 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Egypt, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 25.4% less likely to be literate
In Mexico, the literacy rate is 95.4% as of 2018. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 59.8% more likely to die during infancy
In Mexico, approximately 10.7 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 28.7% less likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 65.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Egypt, about 46.9% do as of 2018.
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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