Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Algeria instead of Thailand, you would:
be 2.7 times more likely to be obese
In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Algeria, that number is 27.4% of people as of 2016.
be 44.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Thailand, 9.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Algeria, however, that number is 5.5% as of 2011.
make 38.2% less money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,300 as of 2020, while in Algeria, the GDP per capita is $10,700 as of 2020.
be 11.8 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Algeria, that number is 11.7% as of 2017.
have 82.6% more children
In Thailand, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Algeria, there are 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Thailand, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Algeria, 112.0 women do as of 2017.
be 13.2% less likely to be literate
In Thailand, the literacy rate is 93.8% as of 2018. In Algeria, it is 81.4% as of 2018.
be 3.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 6.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Algeria, on the other hand, 19.7 children do as of 2022.
be 19.2% less likely to have internet access
In Thailand, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Algeria, about 63.0% do as of 2020.
spend 2.0 times more on education
Thailand spends 3.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Algeria spends 6.1% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 63.2% more on healthcare
Thailand spends 3.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Algeria, that number is 6.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 69.0% less coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Algeria, that number is 998 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Algeria: At a glance
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