Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Mongolia, you would:
be 81.1% less likely to be obese
In Mongolia, 20.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 4.2 years less
In Mongolia, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022. In India, that number is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2022.
be 22.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mongolia, 28.4% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In India, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2011.
make 47.0% less money
Mongolia has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2020, while in India, the GDP per capita is $6,100 as of 2020.
pay a 3.6 times higher top tax rate
Mongolia has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
be 3.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Mongolia, approximately 45.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 25.0% less likely to be literate
In Mongolia, the literacy rate is 99.2% as of 2020. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 50.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Mongolia, approximately 20.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In India, on the other hand, 30.3 children do as of 2022.
be 31.7% less likely to have internet access
In Mongolia, approximately 63.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In India, about 43.0% do as of 2020.
spend 28.6% less on education
Mongolia spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. India spends 3.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
spend 21.1% less on healthcare
Mongolia spends 3.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In India, that number is 3.0% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of National Taxation, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
India: At a glance
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