Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Qatar, you would:
be 56.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United States, that number is 3.9% as of 2018.
make 29.4% less money
Qatar has a GDP per capita of $85,300 as of 2020, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $60,200 as of 2020.
be 21.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Qatar, approximately 6.6 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In United States, on the other hand, 5.2 children do as of 2022.
have 31.6% more children
In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United States, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Qatar, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United States, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 56.2% more on education
Qatar spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. United States spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
spend 5.8 times more on healthcare
Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United States, that number is 16.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 35.4 times more coastline
Qatar has a total of 563 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United States: At a glance
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