Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Moldova, you would:
live 2.0 years longer
In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 77 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 69.3% more likely to be obese
In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
be 57.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Moldova, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
be 4.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Moldova, 7.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Egypt, however, that number is 32.5% as of 2017.
pay a 25.0% higher top tax rate
Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
have 2.1 times more children
In Moldova, there are approximately 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 94.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Moldova, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.4% less likely to be literate
In Moldova, the literacy rate is 99.4% as of 2015. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 52.6% more likely to die during infancy
In Moldova, approximately 11.6 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 36.1% less on education
Moldova spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Egypt spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
spend 26.6% less on healthcare
Moldova spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State tax Service, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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