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

Health

be 126.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Philippines, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Mozambique, that number is 12.6% of people as of 2018.

live 14.1 years less

In Philippines, the average life expectancy is 70 years (66 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020. In Mozambique, that number is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women) as of 2020.

be 12.5% more likely to be obese

In Philippines, 6.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mozambique, that number is 7.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 84.5% less money

Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,400 as of 2017, while in Mozambique, the GDP per capita is $1,300 as of 2017.

be 4.3 times more likely to be unemployed

In Philippines, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mozambique, that number is 24.5% as of 2017.

be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Philippines, 21.6% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Mozambique, however, that number is 46.1% as of 2015.

Life

have 68.6% more children

In Philippines, there are approximately 22.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mozambique, there are 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 2.4 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Philippines, approximately 121.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mozambique, 289.0 women do as of 2017.

be 38.2% less likely to be literate

In Philippines, the literacy rate is 98.2% as of 2015. In Mozambique, it is 60.7% as of 2017.

be 3.2 times more likely to die during infancy

In Philippines, approximately 20.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mozambique, on the other hand, 64.7 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 72.5% less likely to have access to electricity

In Philippines, approximately 88% of people have electricity access (98% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Mozambique, that number is 24% of people on average (64% in urban areas, and 5% in rural areas) as of 2017.

be 83.3% less likely to have internet access

In Philippines, approximately 60.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Mozambique, about 10.0% do as of 2018.

be 25.9% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Philippines, approximately 95% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 93% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Mozambique, that number is 71% of people on average (93% in urban areas, and 58% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 2.4 times more on education

Philippines spends 2.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2009. Mozambique spends 6.5% of total GDP on education as of 2013.

Geography

see 93.2% less coastline

Philippines has a total of 36,289 km of coastline. In Mozambique, that number is 2,470 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Mozambique: At a glance

Mozambique is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 786,380 sq km. Almost five centuries as a Portuguese colony came to a close with independence in 1975. Large-scale emigration, economic dependence on South Africa, a severe drought, and a prolonged civil war hindered the country's development until the mid 1990s. The ruling Front for the Liberation of Mozambique (Frelimo) party formally abandoned Marxism in 1989, and a new constitution the following year provided for multiparty elections and a free market economy. A UN-negotiated peace agreement between Frelimo and rebel Mozambique National Resistance (Renamo) forces ended the fighting in 1992. In December 2004, Mozambique underwent a delicate transition as Joaquim CHISSANO stepped down after 18 years in office. His elected successor, Armando Emilio GUEBUZA, promised to continue the sound economic policies that have encouraged foreign investment. President GUEBUZA was reelected to a second term in October 2009. However, the elections were flawed by voter fraud, questionable disqualification of candidates, and Frelimo use of government resources during the campaign. As a result, Freedom House removed Mozambique from its list of electoral democracies.
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