Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Mozambique, you would:
live 25.2 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women) as of 2020. In United Kingdom, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 3.9 times more likely to be obese
In Mozambique, 7.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
make 34.1 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,300 as of 2017, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $44,300 as of 2017.
be 82.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United Kingdom, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
be 67.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mozambique, 46.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 15.0% as of 2013.
pay a 40.6% higher top tax rate
Mozambique has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 97.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 93.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Mozambique, approximately 64.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 4.1 children do as of 2020.
have 69.2% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United Kingdom, there are 11.9 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 United Kingdom, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 9.5 times more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In United Kingdom, about 94.9% 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 United Kingdom, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 15.4% less on education
Mozambique spends 6.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. United Kingdom spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 5.0 times more coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, HM Revenue & Customs, Autoridade Tributária de Moçambique.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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