Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Uganda instead of Poland, you would:
be 77.1% less likely to be obese
In Poland, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Uganda, that number is 5.3% of people as of 2016.
live 10.1 years less
In Poland, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Uganda, that number is 68 years (66 years for men, 70 years for women) as of 2020.
make 91.9% less money
Poland has a GDP per capita of $29,600 as of 2017, while in Uganda, the GDP per capita is $2,400 as of 2017.
be 91.8% more likely to be unemployed
In Poland, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Uganda, that number is 9.4% as of 2014.
be 21.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Poland, 17.6% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Uganda, however, that number is 21.4% as of 2017.
pay a 25.0% higher top tax rate
Poland has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Uganda, the top tax rate is 40.0% as of 2016.
have 4.8 times more children
In Poland, there are approximately 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Uganda, there are 42.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 187.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Poland, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Uganda, 375.0 women do as of 2017.
be 23.3% less likely to be literate
In Poland, the literacy rate is 99.8% as of 2015. In Uganda, it is 76.5% as of 2018.
be 7.6 times more likely to die during infancy
In Poland, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Uganda, on the other hand, 32.6 children do as of 2020.
be 80.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Poland, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Uganda, 20% of the population do as of 2017.
be 69.4% less likely to have internet access
In Poland, approximately 77.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Uganda, about 23.7% do as of 2018.
be 19.2% 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 2017. In Uganda, that number is 81% of people on average (93% in urban areas, and 77% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 43.5% less on education
Poland spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Uganda spends 2.6% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Poland, Uganda Revenue Authority.
Uganda: At a glance
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