Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Serbia, you would:
be 67.0% less likely to be obese
In Serbia, 21.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
be 42.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Serbia, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 4.2% of people as of 2020.
live 4.5 years less
In Serbia, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Kenya, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2022.
make 76.9% less money
Serbia has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2020, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed
In Serbia, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
be 55.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Serbia, 23.2% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
pay a 100.0% higher top tax rate
Serbia has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2017. In Kenya, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
have 3.0 times more children
In Serbia, there are approximately 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Kenya, there are 26.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 28.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Serbia, approximately 12.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
be 18.1% less likely to be literate
In Serbia, the literacy rate is 99.5% as of 2019. In Kenya, it is 81.5% as of 2018.
be 5.8 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 Kenya, on the other hand, 27.9 children do as of 2022.
be 15.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Serbia, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Kenya, 85% of the population do as of 2019.
be 77.1% less likely to have internet access
In Serbia, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
be 28.4% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Serbia, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 71% of people on average (91% in urban areas, and 63% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 47.1% less on healthcare
Serbia spends 8.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 4.6% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 41.7% more on education
Serbia spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Kenya spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Serbia.
Kenya: At a glance
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