Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Paraguay, you would:
live 2.2 years less
In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 58.1% more likely to be obese
In Paraguay, 20.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Turkey, that number is 32.1% of people as of 2016.
make 2.1 times more money
Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $27,000 as of 2017.
be 91.2% more likely to be unemployed
In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Turkey, that number is 10.9% as of 2017.
be 79.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Paraguay, approximately 84.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
have 10.8% fewer children
In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Turkey, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 26.5% more on education
Paraguay spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Turkey spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Turkey: At a glance
How big is Turkey compared to Paraguay? See an in-depth size comparison.