Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Moldova, you would:
be 62.4% less likely to be obese
In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
be 5.2 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Moldova, 0.8% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 4.2% of people as of 2020.
live 2.8 years less
In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Kenya, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2022.
make 65.9% less money
Moldova has a GDP per capita of $12,300 as of 2020, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 8.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Moldova, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
be 4.9 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Moldova, 7.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
pay a 66.7% higher top tax rate
Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Kenya, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
have 2.6 times more children
In Moldova, there are approximately 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Kenya, there are 26.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 18.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Moldova, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
be 18.0% less likely to be literate
In Moldova, the literacy rate is 99.4% as of 2015. In Kenya, it is 81.5% as of 2018.
be 2.4 times 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 Kenya, on the other hand, 27.9 children do as of 2022.
be 15.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Moldova, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Kenya, 85% of the population do as of 2019.
be 76.6% less likely to have internet access
In Moldova, approximately 76.3% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
be 22.7% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Moldova, approximately 92% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 87% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 71% of people on average (91% in urban areas, and 63% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 16.4% less on education
Moldova spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Kenya spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 28.1% less on healthcare
Moldova spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 4.6% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, State tax Service.
Kenya: At a glance
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