Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Romania, you would:
be 72.4% less likely to be obese
In Romania, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
be 97.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Romania, 23.8% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In China, however, that number is 0.6% as of 2019.
make 43.1% less money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $28,800 as of 2020, while in China, the GDP per capita is $16,400 as of 2020.
be 19.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 3.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In China, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
pay a 2.8 times higher top tax rate
Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
have 13.4% more children
In Romania, there are approximately 8.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In China, there are 9.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 52.6% more likely to die during childbirth
In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 15.8% more likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 5.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In China, on the other hand, 6.8 children do as of 2022.
be 10.3% less likely to have internet access
In Romania, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In China, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
see 64.4 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF), State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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