Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Burundi instead of Mozambique, you would:

Health

be 92.1% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Mozambique, 12.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Burundi, that number is 1.0% of people as of 2018.

live 10.8 years longer


In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women) as of 2020. In Burundi, that number is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020.

be 25.0% less likely to be obese


In Mozambique, 7.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Burundi, that number is 5.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 46.2% less money


Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,300 as of 2017, while in Burundi, the GDP per capita is $700 as of 2017.

be 40.1% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Mozambique, 46.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Burundi, however, that number is 64.6% as of 2014.

Life

be 12.7% more likely to be literate


In Mozambique, the literacy rate is 60.7% as of 2017. In Burundi, it is 68.4% as of 2017.

be 38.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Mozambique, approximately 64.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Burundi, on the other hand, 40.1 children do as of 2020.

be 89.6% more likely to die during childbirth


In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Burundi, 548.0 women do as of 2017.

Basic Needs

be 13.6% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Mozambique, approximately 71% of people have improved drinking water access (93% in urban areas, and 58% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Burundi, that number is 80% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017.

be 68.6% less likely to have access to electricity


In Mozambique, approximately 24% of people have electricity access (64% in urban areas, and 5% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Burundi, that number is 8% of people on average (50% in urban areas, and 2% in rural areas) as of 2017.

be 73.4% less likely to have internet access


In Mozambique, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Burundi, about 2.7% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 26.2% less on education


Mozambique spends 6.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Burundi spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Burundi: At a glance

Burundi is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 25,680 sq km. Burundi's first democratically elected president was assassinated in October 1993 after only 100 days in office, triggering widespread ethnic violence between Hutu and Tutsi factions. More than 200,000 Burundians perished during the conflict that spanned almost a dozen years. Hundreds of thousands of Burundians were internally displaced or became refugees in neighboring countries. An internationally brokered power-sharing agreement between the Tutsi-dominated government and the Hutu rebels in 2003 paved the way for a transition process that led to an integrated defense force, established a new constitution in 2005, and elected a majority Hutu government in 2005. The government of President Pierre NKURUNZIZA, who was reelected in 2010, continues to face many political and economic challenges.

How big is Burundi compared to Mozambique? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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