If you lived in Azerbaijan instead of Philippines, you would:


live 4.0 years longer

In Philippines, the average life expectancy is 70 years (67 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2022. In Azerbaijan, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022.

be 3.1 times more likely to be obese

In Philippines, 6.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Azerbaijan, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.


make 75.6% more money

Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,600 as of 2022, while in Azerbaijan, the GDP per capita is $15,100 as of 2022.

be 72.9% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Philippines, 18.1% live below the poverty line as of 2021. In Azerbaijan, however, that number is 4.9% as of 2015.

pay a 21.9% lower top tax rate

Philippines has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Azerbaijan, the top tax rate is 25.0% as of 2016.

be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed

In Philippines, 2.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2022. In Azerbaijan, that number is 5.7% as of 2022.


be 47.4% less likely to die during childbirth

In Philippines, approximately 78.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2020. In Azerbaijan, 41.0 women do as of 2020.

have 49.3% fewer children

In Philippines, there are approximately 22.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2024. In Azerbaijan, there are 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2024.

Basic Needs

be 60.4% more likely to have internet access

In Philippines, approximately 53.0% of the population has internet access as of 2021. In Azerbaijan, about 85.0% do as of 2022.


spend 16.2% more on education

Philippines spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Azerbaijan spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2020.

The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Taxes, Bureau of Internal Revenue.

Azerbaijan: At a glance

Azerbaijan is a sovereign country in Middle East, with a total land area of approximately 82,629 sq km. Azerbaijan - a nation with a majority-Turkic and majority-Shia Muslim population - was briefly independent (from 1918 to 1920) following the collapse of the Russian Empire; it was subsequently incorporated into the Soviet Union for seven decades. Azerbaijan has yet to resolve its conflict with Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh, a primarily Armenian-populated region that Moscow recognized in 1923 as an autonomous republic within Soviet Azerbaijan after Armenia and Azerbaijan disputed the territory's status. Armenia and Azerbaijan began fighting over the area in 1988; the struggle escalated after both countries attained independence from the Soviet Union in 1991. By May 1994, when a cease-fire took hold, ethnic Armenian forces held not only Nagorno-Karabakh but also seven surrounding provinces in the territory of Azerbaijan. The OSCE Minsk Group, co-chaired by the United States, France, and Russia, is the framework established to mediate a peaceful resolution of the conflict. Corruption in the country is widespread, and the government, which eliminated presidential term limits in a 2009 referendum, has been accused of authoritarianism. Although the poverty rate has been reduced and infrastructure investment has increased substantially in recent years due to revenue from oil and gas production, reforms have not adequately addressed weaknesses in most government institutions, particularly in the education and health sectors.
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