Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Lithuania instead of Panama, you would:

Health

live 3.8 years less


In Panama, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women). In Lithuania, that number is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women).

be 15.9% more likely to be obese


In Panama, 22.7% of adults are obese. In Lithuania, that number is 26.3% of people.

Economy

make 27.2% more money


Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400, while in Lithuania, the GDP per capita is $32,300.

spend 40.0% less on taxes


Panama has a top tax rate of 25.0%. In Lithuania, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

be 27.3% more likely to be unemployed


In Panama, 5.5% of adults are unemployed. In Lithuania, that number is 7.0%.

Life

be 89.4% less likely to die during childbirth


In Panama, approximately 94.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Lithuania, 10.0 women do.

be 61.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Panama, approximately 9.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Lithuania, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 44.7% less children


In Panama, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Lithuania, there are 9.9 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 37.8% more likely to have internet access


In Panama, approximately 54.0% of the population has internet access. In Lithuania, about 74.4% do.

Expenditures

spend 17.5% less on healthcare


Panama spends 8.0% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Lithuania, that number is 6.6% of GDP.

spend 40.6% more on education


Panama spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education. Lithuania spends 4.5% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 96.4% less coastline


Panama has a total of 2,490 km of coastline. In Lithuania, that number is 90 km.

Lithuania: At a glance

Lithuania is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 62,680 sq km. Lithuanian lands were united under MINDAUGAS in 1236; over the next century, through alliances and conquest, Lithuania extended its territory to include most of present-day Belarus and Ukraine. By the end of the 14th century Lithuania was the largest state in Europe. An alliance with Poland in 1386 led the two countries into a union through the person of a common ruler. In 1569, Lithuania and Poland formally united into a single dual state, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. This entity survived until 1795 when its remnants were partitioned by surrounding countries. Lithuania regained its independence following World War I but was annexed by the USSR in 1940 - an action never recognized by the US and many other countries. On 11 March 1990, Lithuania became the first of the Soviet republics to declare its independence, but Moscow did not recognize this proclamation until September of 1991 (following the abortive coup in Moscow). The last Russian troops withdrew in 1993. Lithuania subsequently restructured its economy for integration into Western European institutions; it joined both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004. In January 2014, Lithuania assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2014-15 term.

How big is Lithuania compared to Panama? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Inspectorate, General Directorate of Revenues, Panama.

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