Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Montenegro, you would:
live 1.6 years less
In Montenegro, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 37.8% more likely to be obese
In Montenegro, 23.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Turkey, that number is 32.1% of people as of 2016.
make 51.7% more money
Montenegro has a GDP per capita of $17,800 as of 2017, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $27,000 as of 2017.
be 32.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Montenegro, 16.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Turkey, that number is 10.9% as of 2017.
be 2.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Montenegro, 8.6% live below the poverty line as of 2013. In Turkey, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2015.
pay a 3.9 times higher top tax rate
Montenegro has a top tax rate of 9.0% as of 2016. In Turkey, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 28.7% more children
In Montenegro, there are approximately 11.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Turkey, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Montenegro, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 4.6 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 Turkey, on the other hand, 15.8 children do as of 2020.
see 24.5 times more coastline
Montenegro has a total of 294 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Revenue Administration, Government of Turkey, Department of Public Revenues, Montenegro.
Turkey: At a glance
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