Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Qatar, you would:
live 3.7 years less
In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
make 78.2% less money
Qatar has a GDP per capita of $124,100 as of 2017, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $27,000 as of 2017.
be 22.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Turkey, that number is 10.9% as of 2017.
have 59.1% more children
In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Turkey, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 88.9% more likely to die during childbirth
In Qatar, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.8 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 Turkey, on the other hand, 15.8 children do as of 2020.
be 28.7% less likely to have internet access
In Qatar, approximately 99.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Turkey, about 71.0% do as of 2018.
spend 48.3% more on education
Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Turkey spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
see 12.8 times more coastline
Qatar has a total of 563 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 Qatar? See an in-depth size comparison.