Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Moldova, you would:
live 4.2 years longer
In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 72 years (68 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 67.2% less likely to be obese
In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
make 2.7 times more money
Moldova has a GDP per capita of $6,700 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.
be 65.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Moldova, 9.6% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In China, however, that number is 3.3% as of 2016.
pay a 2.5 times higher top tax rate
Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 52.6% more likely to die during childbirth
In Moldova, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.7% less likely to have internet access
In Moldova, approximately 76.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State tax Service, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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