Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in El Salvador instead of Tajikistan, you would:

Health

live 6.8 years longer


In Tajikistan, the average life expectancy is 68 years (65 years for men, 71 years for women). In El Salvador, that number is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women).

be 73.2% more likely to be obese


In Tajikistan, 14.2% of adults are obese. In El Salvador, that number is 24.6% of people.

Economy

make 2.8 times more money


Tajikistan has a GDP per capita of $3,200, while in El Salvador, the GDP per capita is $8,900.

be 2.9 times more likely to be unemployed


In Tajikistan, 2.4% of adults are unemployed. In El Salvador, that number is 7.0%.

spend 2.3 times more on taxes


Tajikistan has a top tax rate of 13.0%. In El Salvador, the top tax rate is 30.0%.

Life

be 47.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Tajikistan, approximately 31.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In El Salvador, on the other hand, 16.8 children do.

be 68.8% more likely to die during childbirth


In Tajikistan, approximately 32.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In El Salvador, 54.0 women do.

be 11.8% less likely to be literate


In Tajikistan, the literacy rate is 99.8%. In El Salvador, it is 88.0%.

have 30.5% less children


In Tajikistan, there are approximately 23.3 babies per 1,000 people. In El Salvador, there are 16.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 41.5% more likely to have internet access


In Tajikistan, approximately 20.5% of the population has internet access. In El Salvador, about 29.0% do.

be 27.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Tajikistan, approximately 74% of people have improved drinking water access (93% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas). In El Salvador, that number is 94% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 86% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 32.7% less on education


Tajikistan spends 5.2% of its total GDP on education. El Salvador spends 3.5% of total GDP on education.

El Salvador: At a glance

El Salvador is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 20,721 sq km. El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that provided for military and political reforms.

How big is El Salvador 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, Ministry of Finance.

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about El Salvador. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this