Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Mozambique, you would:
be 98.3% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Mozambique, 11.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In India, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2017.
live 10.1 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 57 years (56 years for men, 58 years for women) as of 2022. In India, that number is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2022.
be 45.8% less likely to be obese
In Mozambique, 7.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
make 5.1 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,200 as of 2020, while in India, the GDP per capita is $6,100 as of 2020.
be 65.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
be 52.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mozambique, 46.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In India, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2011.
pay a 11.1% higher top tax rate
Mozambique has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
be 49.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 22.6% more likely to be literate
In Mozambique, the literacy rate is 60.7% as of 2017. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 50.6% 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 India, on the other hand, 30.3 children do as of 2022.
have 55.1% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 37.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In India, there are 16.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.8 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Mozambique, approximately 35% of people have electricity access (57% in urban areas, and 22% in rural areas) as of 2019. In India, that number is 99% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 2.5 times more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 17.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In India, about 43.0% do as of 2020.
be 30.3% 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 India, that number is 96% of people on average (97% in urban areas, and 95% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 43.5% less on education
Mozambique spends 6.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. India spends 3.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
spend 61.5% less on healthcare
Mozambique spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In India, that number is 3.0% of GDP as of 2019.
see 2.8 times more coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, Autoridade Tributária de Moçambique.
India: At a glance
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