Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Moldova, you would:
be 52.9% more likely to be obese
In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mexico, that number is 28.9% of people as of 2016.
make 45.5% more money
Moldova has a GDP per capita of $12,300 as of 2020, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2020.
be 30.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Moldova, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Mexico, that number is 3.5% as of 2019.
be 5.7 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Moldova, 7.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Mexico, however, that number is 41.9% as of 2018.
pay a 94.4% higher top tax rate
Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Mexico, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 33.0% more children
In Moldova, there are approximately 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Mexico, there are 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 73.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Moldova, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mexico, 33.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 29.5% less on education
Moldova spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Mexico spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 15.6% less on healthcare
Moldova spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Mexico, that number is 5.4% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, State tax Service.
Mexico: At a glance
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