Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Poland, you would:
live 2.6 years less
In Poland, the average life expectancy is 79 years (75 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022.
be 39.0% more likely to be obese
In Poland, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Turkey, that number is 32.1% of people as of 2016.
make 11.8% less money
Poland has a GDP per capita of $32,200 as of 2020, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $28,400 as of 2020.
be 2.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Poland, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 13.7% as of 2019.
have 68.0% more children
In Poland, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Turkey, there are 14.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 8.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Poland, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 4.7 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 Turkey, on the other hand, 19.4 children do as of 2022.
spend 33.8% less on healthcare
Poland spends 6.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 4.3% of GDP as of 2019.
see 16.4 times more coastline
Poland has a total of 440 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Turkey: At a glance
How big is Turkey compared to Poland? See an in-depth size comparison.