Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Malta instead of Pakistan, you would:

Health

live 12.4 years longer


In Pakistan, the average life expectancy is 68 years (66 years for men, 70 years for women). In Malta, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women).

be 3.4 times more likely to be obese


In Pakistan, 8.6% of adults are obese. In Malta, that number is 28.9% of people.

Economy

make 7.8 times more money


Pakistan has a GDP per capita of $5,400, while in Malta, the GDP per capita is $42,000.

be 26.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Pakistan, 6.0% of adults are unemployed. In Malta, that number is 4.4%.

spend 75.0% more on taxes


Pakistan has a top tax rate of 20.0%. In Malta, the top tax rate is 35.0%.

Life

be 94.9% less likely to die during childbirth


In Pakistan, approximately 178.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Malta, 9.0 women do.

be 63.0% more likely to be literate


In Pakistan, the literacy rate is 57.9%. In Malta, it is 94.4%.

be 93.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Pakistan, approximately 52.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Malta, on the other hand, 3.5 children do.

have 53.9% fewer children


In Pakistan, there are approximately 21.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Malta, there are 10.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 37.0% more likely to have access to electricity


In Pakistan, 73% of the population has electricity access. In Malta, 100% of the population do.

be 5.0 times more likely to have internet access


In Pakistan, approximately 15.5% of the population has internet access. In Malta, about 77.3% do.

Expenditures

spend 2.6 times more on education


Pakistan spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education. Malta spends 7.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 3.7 times more on healthcare


Pakistan spends 2.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Malta, that number is 9.7% of GDP.

Geography

see 81.2% less coastline


Pakistan has a total of 1,046 km of coastline. In Malta, that number is 197 km.

Malta: At a glance

Malta is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 316 sq km. Great Britain formally acquired possession of Malta in 1814. The island staunchly supported the UK through both world wars and remained in the Commonwealth when it became independent in 1964; a decade later it declared itself a republic. Since about the mid-1980s, the island has transformed itself into a freight transshipment point, a financial center, and a tourist destination. Malta became an EU member in May 2004 and began using the euro as currency in 2008.

How big is Malta compared to Pakistan? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Board of Revenue, Government of Pakistan, Government of Malta - Inland Revenue.

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