Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Tajikistan, you would:
live 12.2 years longer
In Tajikistan, the average life expectancy is 69 years (66 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022. In Germany, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
be 57.0% more likely to be obese
In Tajikistan, 14.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Germany, that number is 22.3% of people as of 2016.
make 13.8 times more money
Tajikistan has a GDP per capita of $3,700 as of 2020, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,900 as of 2020.
be 43.7% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Tajikistan, 26.3% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Germany, however, that number is 14.8% as of 2018.
be 2.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Tajikistan, 2.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Germany, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
pay a 3.7 times higher top tax rate
Tajikistan has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In Germany, the top tax rate is 47.5% as of 2016.
be 58.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tajikistan, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 90.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Tajikistan, approximately 32.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Germany, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2022.
have 56.2% fewer children
In Tajikistan, there are approximately 20.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Germany, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.0 times more likely to have internet access
In Tajikistan, approximately 30.4% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Germany, about 90.0% do as of 2020.
be 18.5% 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 80% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Germany, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 12.3% less on education
Tajikistan spends 5.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Germany spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 64.8% more on healthcare
Tajikistan spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 11.7% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: National Center of Legislation under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, The World Factbook, Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt).
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