Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Moldova, you would:
be 79.4% less likely to be obese
In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 2.2 years less
In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 72 years (68 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In India, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
be 2.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Moldova, 4.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
be 2.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Moldova, 9.6% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In India, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2011.
pay a 97.4% higher top tax rate
Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
have 70.1% more children
In Moldova, there are approximately 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 7.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Moldova, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 25.2% less likely to be literate
In Moldova, the literacy rate is 99.4% as of 2015. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 3.2 times more likely to die during infancy
In Moldova, approximately 11.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In India, on the other hand, 35.4 children do as of 2020.
be 15.5% less likely to have access to electricity
In Moldova, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In India, 84% of the population do as of 2017.
be 54.7% less likely to have internet access
In Moldova, approximately 76.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 43.3% less on education
Moldova spends 6.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State tax Service, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
India: At a glance
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