Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Singapore instead of Poland, you would:

Health

live 7.4 years longer


In Poland, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 82 years for women). In Singapore, that number is 85 years (83 years for men, 88 years for women).

be 73.6% less likely to be obese


In Poland, 23.1% of adults are obese. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people.

Economy

make 3.2 times more money


Poland has a GDP per capita of $29,500, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $93,900.

be 54.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Poland, 4.8% of adults are unemployed. In Singapore, that number is 2.2%.

spend 31.2% less on taxes


Poland has a top tax rate of 32.0%. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0%.

Life

be 45.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Poland, approximately 4.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Singapore, on the other hand, 2.4 children do.

be 3.3 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Poland, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Singapore, 10.0 women do.

Basic Needs

be 10.5% more likely to have internet access


In Poland, approximately 73.3% of the population has internet access. In Singapore, about 81.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 40.8% less on education


Poland spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education. Singapore spends 2.9% of total GDP on education.

spend 23.4% less on healthcare


Poland spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Singapore, that number is 4.9% of GDP.

Geography

see 56.1% less coastline


Poland has a total of 440 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.

How big is Singapore compared to Poland? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Ministry of Finance, Poland.

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