Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Indonesia instead of Moldova, you would:

Health

live 2.0 years longer


In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women). In Indonesia, that number is 73 years (70 years for men, 76 years for women).

be 63.5% less likely to be obese


In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese. In Indonesia, that number is 6.9% of people.

Economy

make 2.2 times more money


Moldova has a GDP per capita of $5,700, while in Indonesia, the GDP per capita is $12,400.

be 36.6% more likely to be unemployed


In Moldova, 4.1% of adults are unemployed. In Indonesia, that number is 5.6%.

be 13.5% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Moldova, 9.6% live below the poverty line. In Indonesia, however, that number is 10.9%.

spend 66.7% more on taxes


Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0%. In Indonesia, the top tax rate is 30.0%.

Life

have 40.9% more children


In Moldova, there are approximately 11.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Indonesia, there are 16.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 5.5 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Moldova, approximately 23.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Indonesia, 126.0 women do.

be 89.2% more likely to die during infancy


In Moldova, approximately 12.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Indonesia, on the other hand, 22.7 children do.

Basic Needs

be 19.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Moldova, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Indonesia, 81% of the population do.

be 64.2% less likely to have internet access


In Moldova, approximately 71.0% of the population has internet access. In Indonesia, about 25.4% do.

Expenditures

spend 46.3% less on education


Moldova spends 6.7% of its total GDP on education. Indonesia spends 3.6% of total GDP on education.

spend 72.8% less on healthcare


Moldova spends 10.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Indonesia, that number is 2.8% of GDP.

Indonesia: At a glance

Indonesia is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 1,811,569 sq km. The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia in the early 17th century; Japan occupied the islands from 1942 to 1945. Indonesia declared its independence shortly before Japan's surrender, but it required four years of sometimes brutal fighting, intermittent negotiations, and UN mediation before the Netherlands agreed to transfer sovereignty in 1949. A period of sometimes unruly parliamentary democracy ended in 1957 when President SOEKARNO declared martial law and instituted "Guided Democracy." After an abortive coup in 1965 by alleged communist sympathizers, SOEKARNO was gradually eased from power. From 1967 until 1988, President SUHARTO ruled Indonesia with his "New Order" government. After rioting toppled Suharto in 1998, free and fair legislative elections took place in 1999. Indonesia is now the world's third most populous democracy, the world's largest archipelagic state, and the world's largest Muslim-majority nation. Current issues include: alleviating poverty, improving education, preventing terrorism, consolidating democracy after four decades of authoritarianism, implementing economic and financial reforms, stemming corruption, reforming the criminal justice system, holding the military and police accountable for human rights violations, addressing climate change, and controlling infectious diseases, particularly those of global and regional importance. In 2005, Indonesia reached a historic peace agreement with armed separatists in Aceh, which led to democratic elections in Aceh in December 2006. Indonesia continues to face low intensity armed resistance in Papua by the separatist Free Papua Movement.

How big is Indonesia compared to Moldova? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direktorat Jenderal Pajak, State tax Service.

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