Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Spain instead of Panama, you would:
live 4.9 years longer
In Panama, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In Spain, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
make 42.5% more money
Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400 as of 2020, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $36,200 as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Panama, 6.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In Spain, that number is 14.1% as of 2019.
pay a 80.0% higher top tax rate
Panama has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Spain, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 92.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Panama, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 85.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Panama, approximately 16.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Spain, on the other hand, 2.5 children do as of 2022.
have 60.4% fewer children
In Panama, there are approximately 18.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Spain, there are 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 45.3% more likely to have internet access
In Panama, approximately 64.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Spain, about 93.0% do as of 2020.
spend 35.5% more on education
Panama spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 19.7% more on healthcare
Panama spends 7.6% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Spain, that number is 9.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 99.4% more coastline
Panama has a total of 2,490 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Directorate of Revenues, Panama, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Spain: At a glance
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