Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Romania, you would:
be 28.4% more likely to be obese
In Romania, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mexico, that number is 28.9% of people as of 2016.
be 30.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mexico, that number is 3.4% as of 2017.
make 19.1% less money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $19,900 as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Romania, 22.4% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Mexico, however, that number is 46.2% as of 2014.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In Mexico, the top tax rate is 35.0% 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 Mexico, there are 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 73.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mexico, 33.0 women do as of 2017.
be 23.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mexico, on the other hand, 10.7 children do as of 2020.
spend 58.1% more on education
Romania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Mexico spends 4.9% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 41.5 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 km of coastline. In Mexico, that number is 9,330 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF).
Mexico: At a glance
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