Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Poland, you would:
live 4.3 years less
In Poland, the average life expectancy is 79 years (75 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
be 38.5% more likely to be obese
In Poland, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
pay a 29.7% lower top tax rate
Poland has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
make 62.7% less money
Poland has a GDP per capita of $32,200 as of 2020, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,000 as of 2020.
be 44.8% more likely to be unemployed
In Poland, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Poland, 15.4% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Egypt, however, that number is 32.5% as of 2017.
have 2.5 times more children
In Poland, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 18.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Poland, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.7% less likely to be literate
In Poland, the literacy rate is 99.8% as of 2015. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 4.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In Poland, approximately 4.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
be 13.3% less likely to have internet access
In Poland, approximately 83.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Egypt, about 72.0% do as of 2020.
spend 15.2% less on education
Poland spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Egypt spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
spend 27.7% less on healthcare
Poland spends 6.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.6 times more coastline
Poland has a total of 440 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Poland, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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