Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Mozambique, you would:
be 62.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Mozambique, 12.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Kenya, that number is 4.7% of people as of 2018.
live 13.1 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
make 2.7 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,300 as of 2017, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $3,500 as of 2017.
be 21.7% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mozambique, 46.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
be 63.3% more likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
be 34.3% more likely to be literate
In Mozambique, the literacy rate is 60.7% as of 2017. In Kenya, it is 81.5% as of 2018.
be 53.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Mozambique, approximately 64.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Kenya, on the other hand, 29.8 children do as of 2020.
be 18.3% more likely to die during childbirth
In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
have 29.5% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Kenya, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more 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 Kenya, that number is 56% of people on average (78% in urban areas, and 39% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 78.3% more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
spend 20.0% less on education
Mozambique spends 6.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Kenya spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 78.3% less coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In Kenya, that number is 536 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Kenya: At a glance
How big is Kenya compared to Mozambique? See an in-depth size comparison.