Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Serbia, you would:
be 48.8% more likely to be obese
In Serbia, 21.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
be 44.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Serbia, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
make 34.1% less money
Serbia has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2020, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,000 as of 2020.
be 40.1% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Serbia, 23.2% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Egypt, however, that number is 32.5% as of 2017.
pay a 50.0% higher top tax rate
Serbia has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2017. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
have 2.4 times more children
In Serbia, there are approximately 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Serbia, approximately 12.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.4% less likely to be literate
In Serbia, the literacy rate is 99.5% as of 2019. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 3.7 times more likely to die during infancy
In Serbia, approximately 4.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
spend 46.0% less on healthcare
Serbia spends 8.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Serbia, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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