Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Mozambique, you would:
be 98.4% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Mozambique, 12.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Mexico, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2018.
live 20.8 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women) as of 2020. In Mexico, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.
be 4.0 times more likely to be obese
In Mozambique, 7.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mexico, that number is 28.9% of people as of 2016.
make 15.3 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,300 as of 2017, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $19,900 as of 2017.
be 86.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mexico, that number is 3.4% as of 2017.
be 88.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mexico, 33.0 women do as of 2017.
be 57.2% more likely to be literate
In Mozambique, the literacy rate is 60.7% as of 2017. In Mexico, it is 95.4% as of 2018.
be 83.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Mozambique, approximately 64.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mexico, on the other hand, 10.7 children do as of 2020.
have 54.4% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mexico, there are 17.6 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 Mexico, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 6.6 times more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Mexico, about 65.8% 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 Mexico, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 97% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 24.6% less on education
Mozambique spends 6.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Mexico spends 4.9% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 3.8 times more coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In Mexico, that number is 9,330 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Mexico: At a glance
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