Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Poland, you would:
be 69.3% less likely to be obese
In Poland, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
live 9.1 years less
In Poland, the average life expectancy is 79 years (75 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Kenya, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2022.
make 87.0% less money
Poland has a GDP per capita of $32,200 as of 2020, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 7.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In Poland, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
be 2.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Poland, 15.4% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
have 3.1 times more children
In Poland, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Kenya, there are 26.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 171.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Poland, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
be 18.3% less likely to be literate
In Poland, the literacy rate is 99.8% as of 2015. In Kenya, it is 81.5% as of 2018.
be 6.7 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 Kenya, on the other hand, 27.9 children do as of 2022.
be 15.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Poland, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Kenya, 85% of the population do as of 2019.
be 78.5% less likely to have internet access
In Poland, approximately 83.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
be 28.8% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Poland, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 71% of people on average (91% in urban areas, and 63% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 29.2% less on healthcare
Poland spends 6.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 4.6% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 10.9% more on education
Poland spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Kenya spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 21.8% more coastline
Poland has a total of 440 km of coastline. In Kenya, that number is 536 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Kenya: At a glance
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