Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Qatar, you would:
live 1.7 years longer
In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In United Kingdom, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 20.8% less likely to be obese
In Qatar, 35.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
be 50.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United Kingdom, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
make 64.3% less money
Qatar has a GDP per capita of $124,100 as of 2017, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $44,300 as of 2017.
be 22.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Qatar, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Qatar, approximately 5.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 4.1 children do as of 2020.
have 28.0% more children
In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United Kingdom, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 89.7% more on education
Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. United Kingdom spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 22.1 times more coastline
Qatar has a total of 563 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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