Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Mexico, you would:
live 9.6 years longer
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 2.3 times more money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2020, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 55.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mexico, 41.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 18.6% as of 2017.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Mexico has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 78.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mexico, approximately 33.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 67.8% less 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 United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
have 20.4% fewer children
In Mexico, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 31.9% more likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In United Kingdom, about 95.0% do as of 2020.
spend 20.9% more on education
Mexico spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. United Kingdom spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 88.9% more on healthcare
Mexico spends 5.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 10.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 33.2% more coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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