Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Brazil instead of Tajikistan, you would:

Health

live 5.7 years longer


In Tajikistan, the average life expectancy is 69 years (66 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2020. In Brazil, that number is 75 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

be 55.6% more likely to be obese


In Tajikistan, 14.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Brazil, that number is 22.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 4.9 times more money


Tajikistan has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in Brazil, the GDP per capita is $15,600 as of 2017.

be 86.7% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Tajikistan, 31.5% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Brazil, however, that number is 4.2% as of 2016.

be 5.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Tajikistan, 2.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Brazil, that number is 12.8% as of 2017.

pay a 2.1 times higher top tax rate


Tajikistan has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In Brazil, the top tax rate is 27.5% as of 2016.

Life

be 44.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Tajikistan, approximately 28.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Brazil, on the other hand, 15.9 children do as of 2020.

be 3.5 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Tajikistan, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Brazil, 60.0 women do as of 2017.

have 37.6% fewer children


In Tajikistan, there are approximately 21.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Brazil, there are 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 2.7 times more likely to have internet access


In Tajikistan, approximately 22.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Brazil, about 59.7% do as of 2016.

be 17.6% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Tajikistan, approximately 84% of people have improved drinking water access (96% in urban areas, and 79% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Brazil, that number is 98% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 92% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 19.2% more on education


Tajikistan spends 5.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Brazil spends 6.2% of total GDP on education as of 2015.

Brazil: At a glance

Brazil is a sovereign country in South America, with a total land area of approximately 8,358,140 sq km. Following more than three centuries under Portuguese rule, Brazil gained its independence in 1822, maintaining a monarchical system of government until the abolition of slavery in 1888 and the subsequent proclamation of a republic by the military in 1889. Brazilian coffee exporters politically dominated the country until populist leader Getulio VARGAS rose to power in 1930. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil underwent more than a half century of populist and military government until 1985, when the military regime peacefully ceded power to civilian rulers. Brazil continues to pursue industrial and agricultural growth and development of its interior. Exploiting vast natural resources and a large labor pool, it is today South America's leading economic power and a regional leader, one of the first in the area to begin an economic recovery. High income inequality and crime remain pressing problems, as well as recent years' slow down in economic growth.

How big is Brazil compared to Tajikistan? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: National Center of Legislation under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, The World Factbook, Secretaria da Receita Federal do Brasil.

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