Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Panama, you would:
be 82.8% less likely to be obese
In Panama, 22.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 9.5 years less
In Panama, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In India, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
make 71.7% less money
Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
be 41.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Panama, 6.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
pay a 42.2% higher top tax rate
Panama has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
be 2.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Panama, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 22.0% less likely to be literate
In Panama, the literacy rate is 95.4% as of 2018. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 3.9 times more likely to die during infancy
In Panama, approximately 9.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In India, on the other hand, 35.4 children do as of 2020.
be 40.5% less likely to have internet access
In Panama, approximately 57.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 18.7% more on education
Panama spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2011. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 2.8 times more coastline
Panama has a total of 2,490 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Directorate of Revenues, Panama, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
India: At a glance
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