Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Bolivia instead of Nauru, you would:

Health

live 2.0 years longer


In Nauru, the average life expectancy is 68 years (64 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2020. In Bolivia, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2020.

be 66.9% less likely to be obese


In Nauru, 61.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Bolivia, that number is 20.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

be 82.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Nauru, 23.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2011. In Bolivia, that number is 4.0% as of 2017.

make 38.2% less money


Nauru has a GDP per capita of $12,300 as of 2017, while in Bolivia, the GDP per capita is $7,600 as of 2017.

Life

be 4.4 times more likely to die during infancy


In Nauru, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Bolivia, on the other hand, 32.2 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 23.1% less likely to have internet access


In Nauru, approximately 57.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Bolivia, about 43.8% do as of 2018.

Bolivia: At a glance

Bolivia is a sovereign country in South America, with a total land area of approximately 1,083,301 sq km. Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and countercoups. Democratic civilian rule was established in 1982, but leaders have faced difficult problems of deep-seated poverty, social unrest, and illegal drug production. In December 2005, Bolivians elected Movement Toward Socialism leader Evo MORALES president - by the widest margin of any leader since the restoration of civilian rule in 1982 - after he ran on a promise to change the country's traditional political class and empower the nation's poor, indigenous majority. In December 2009, President MORALES easily won reelection, and his party took control of the legislative branch of the government, which will allow him to continue his process of change. In October 2011, the country held its first judicial elections to select judges for the four highest courts.

How big is Bolivia compared to Nauru? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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