Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Romania, you would:
be 82.7% less likely to be obese
In Romania, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In India, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 6.3 years less
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 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 70.7% less money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in India, the GDP per capita is $7,200 as of 2017.
be 73.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
have 2.1 times more children
In Romania, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In India, there are 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 7.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In India, 145.0 women do as of 2017.
be 24.7% less likely to be literate
In Romania, the literacy rate is 98.8% as of 2018. In India, it is 74.4% as of 2018.
be 4.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 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 Romania, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In India, 84% of the population do as of 2017.
be 51.3% less likely to have internet access
In Romania, approximately 70.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In India, about 34.5% do as of 2018.
spend 22.6% more on education
Romania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. India spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 31.1 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF), Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
India: At a glance
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