Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Tunisia, you would:
live 5.1 years longer
In Tunisia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 4.3 times more money
Tunisia has a GDP per capita of $9,700 as of 2020, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 79.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Tunisia, 15.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United Kingdom, that number is 3.2% as of 2019.
be 22.4% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Tunisia, 15.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 18.6% as of 2017.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Tunisia has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 83.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tunisia, approximately 43.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 67.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Tunisia, approximately 11.9 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
have 26.2% fewer children
In Tunisia, there are approximately 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 31.9% more likely to have internet access
In Tunisia, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In United Kingdom, about 95.0% do as of 2020.
spend 28.8% less on education
Tunisia spends 7.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. United Kingdom spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 45.7% more on healthcare
Tunisia spends 7.0% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 10.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 10.8 times more coastline
Tunisia has a total of 1,148 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, La Direction Générale des Impôts, Ministère des Finances, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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