Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Lebanon instead of Spain, you would:
live 3.7 years less
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Lebanon, that number is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.
be 34.5% more likely to be obese
In Spain, 23.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Lebanon, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
be 43.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 17.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Lebanon, that number is 9.7% as of 2007.
pay a 55.6% lower top tax rate
Spain has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Lebanon, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
make 49.0% less money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $38,400 as of 2017, while in Lebanon, the GDP per capita is $19,600 as of 2017.
be 35.5% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Spain, 21.1% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Lebanon, however, that number is 28.6% as of 2004.
have 56.3% more children
In Spain, there are approximately 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Lebanon, there are 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 7.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Spain, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Lebanon, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.1 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 Lebanon, on the other hand, 6.8 children do as of 2020.
spend 40.5% less on education
Spain spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Lebanon spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 95.5% less coastline
Spain has a total of 4,964 km of coastline. In Lebanon, that number is 225 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Lebanon, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Lebanon: At a glance
How big is Lebanon compared to Spain? See an in-depth size comparison.