Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Mozambique, you would:
be 99.2% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Mozambique, 12.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Iceland, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.
live 27.4 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women) as of 2020. In Iceland, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
be 3.0 times more likely to be obese
In Mozambique, 7.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Iceland, that number is 21.9% of people as of 2016.
make 40.2 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,300 as of 2017, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,200 as of 2017.
be 88.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Iceland, that number is 2.8% as of 2017.
pay a 44.7% higher top tax rate
Mozambique has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Iceland, the top tax rate is 46.3% as of 2016.
be 98.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Iceland, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 96.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Mozambique, approximately 64.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 2.1 children do as of 2020.
have 65.5% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Iceland, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 4.1 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Mozambique, approximately 24% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Iceland, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 9.9 times more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2018.
be 41.4% 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 Iceland, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 15.4% more on education
Mozambique spends 6.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Iceland spends 7.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 2.0 times more coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Directorate of Internal Revenue, Autoridade Tributária de Moçambique.
Iceland: At a glance
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