Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in China instead of Montenegro, you would:

Health

be 73.4% less likely to be obese


In Montenegro, 23.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.

live 1.2 years less


In Montenegro, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 75.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Montenegro, 16.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.

be 61.6% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Montenegro, 8.6% live below the poverty line as of 2013. In China, however, that number is 3.3% as of 2016.

pay a 5.0 times higher top tax rate


Montenegro has a top tax rate of 9.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 4.8 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Montenegro, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.

be 3.4 times more likely to die during infancy


In Montenegro, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In China, on the other hand, 11.4 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 24.1% less likely to have internet access


In Montenegro, approximately 71.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 49.4 times more coastline


Montenegro has a total of 294 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.

China: At a glance

China (sometimes abbreviated PRC) is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 9,326,410 sq km. For centuries China stood as a leading civilization, outpacing the rest of the world in the arts and sciences, but in the 19th and early 20th centuries, the country was beset by civil unrest, major famines, military defeats, and foreign occupation. After World War II, the communists under MAO Zedong established an autocratic socialist system that, while ensuring China's sovereignty, imposed strict controls over everyday life and cost the lives of tens of millions of people. After 1978, MAO's successor DENG Xiaoping and other leaders focused on market-oriented economic development and by 2000 output had quadrupled. For much of the population, living standards have improved dramatically and the room for personal choice has expanded, yet political controls remain tight. Since the early 1990s, China has increased its global outreach and participation in international organizations.

How big is China compared to Montenegro? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Department of Public Revenues, Montenegro, State Administration of Taxation.

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