Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Singapore instead of Spain, you would:
live 3.8 years longer
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In Singapore, that number is 86 years (84 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2022.
be 74.4% less likely to be obese
In Spain, 23.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people as of 2016.
make 2.6 times more money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $36,200 as of 2020, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $93,400 as of 2020.
be 84.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2019.
pay a 51.1% lower top tax rate
Spain has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0% as of 2016.
be 37.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Spain, approximately 2.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Singapore, on the other hand, 1.6 children do as of 2022.
have 26.9% more children
In Spain, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Singapore, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 100.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Spain, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Singapore, 8.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 40.5% less on education
Spain spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Singapore spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 54.9% less on healthcare
Spain spends 9.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Singapore, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 96.1% less coastline
Spain has a total of 4,964 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Singapore: At a glance
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