Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Italy instead of Mozambique, you would:
be 97.6% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Mozambique, 12.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Italy, that number is 0.3% of people as of 2018.
live 26.6 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women) as of 2020. In Italy, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 2.8 times more likely to be obese
In Mozambique, 7.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Italy, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 29.4 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,300 as of 2017, while in Italy, the GDP per capita is $38,200 as of 2017.
be 53.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Italy, that number is 11.3% as of 2017.
be 35.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mozambique, 46.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Italy, however, that number is 29.9% as of 2012.
pay a 52.5% higher top tax rate
Mozambique has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Italy, the top tax rate is 48.8% as of 2016.
be 99.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Italy, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
be 63.4% more likely to be literate
In Mozambique, the literacy rate is 60.7% as of 2017. In Italy, it is 99.2% as of 2018.
be 95.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Mozambique, approximately 64.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Italy, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.
have 78.2% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Italy, there are 8.4 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 Italy, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 7.4 times more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Italy, about 74.4% 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 Italy, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 41.5% less on education
Mozambique spends 6.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Italy spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 3.1 times more coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In Italy, that number is 7,600 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Italian Revenue Agency, Autoridade Tributária de Moçambique.
Italy: At a glance
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