Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Mozambique, you would:
be 99.1% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Mozambique, 11.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Australia, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2020.
live 26.0 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 57 years (56 years for men, 58 years for women) as of 2022. In Australia, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
be 4.0 times more likely to be obese
In Mozambique, 7.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
make 40.6 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,200 as of 2020, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
be 78.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.2% as of 2019.
pay a 40.6% higher top tax rate
Mozambique has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 97.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
be 95.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Mozambique, approximately 61.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.0 children do as of 2022.
have 67.2% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 37.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Australia, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.9 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Mozambique, approximately 35% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In Australia, 100% of the population do as of 2020.
be 5.3 times more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 17.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Australia, about 90.0% do as of 2020.
be 36.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Mozambique, approximately 73% of people have improved drinking water access (93% in urban areas, and 62% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Australia, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 17.7% less on education
Mozambique spends 6.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Australia spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 26.9% more on healthcare
Mozambique spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Australia, that number is 9.9% of GDP as of 2019.
see 10.4 times more coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Autoridade Tributária de Moçambique.
Australia: At a glance
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