Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Algeria instead of Spain, you would:
live 4.5 years less
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Algeria, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.
be 15.1% more likely to be obese
In Spain, 23.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Algeria, that number is 27.4% of people as of 2016.
be 32.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 17.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Algeria, that number is 11.7% as of 2017.
pay a 22.2% lower top tax rate
Spain has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Algeria, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 60.4% less money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $38,400 as of 2017, while in Algeria, the GDP per capita is $15,200 as of 2017.
have 2.3 times more children
In Spain, there are approximately 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Algeria, there are 20.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 28.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Spain, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Algeria, 112.0 women do as of 2017.
be 17.3% less likely to be literate
In Spain, the literacy rate is 98.4% as of 2018. In Algeria, it is 81.4% as of 2018.
be 5.5 times more likely to die during infancy
In Spain, approximately 3.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Algeria, on the other hand, 17.6 children do as of 2020.
be 30.8% less likely to have internet access
In Spain, approximately 86.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Algeria, about 59.6% do as of 2018.
see 79.9% less coastline
Spain has a total of 4,964 km of coastline. In Algeria, that number is 998 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Impôts, Algeria, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Algeria: At a glance
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