Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Qatar, you would:
be 88.9% less likely to be obese
In Qatar, 35.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 9.7 years less
In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In India, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
make 94.2% less money
Qatar has a GDP per capita of $124,100 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
have 95.7% more children
In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 16.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Qatar, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 20.4% less likely to be literate
In Qatar, the literacy rate is 93.5% as of 2017. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 6.2 times more likely to die during infancy
In Qatar, approximately 5.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In India, on the other hand, 35.4 children do as of 2020.
be 15.5% less likely to have access to electricity
In Qatar, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In India, 84% of the population do as of 2017.
be 65.4% less likely to have internet access
In Qatar, approximately 99.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 31.0% more on education
Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 12.4 times more coastline
Qatar has a total of 563 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
India: At a glance
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