Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Tunisia, you would:
live 4.0 years longer
In Tunisia, the average life expectancy is 76 years (75 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In United States, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
be 34.6% more likely to be obese
In Tunisia, 26.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United States, that number is 36.2% of people as of 2016.
make 5.0 times more money
Tunisia has a GDP per capita of $11,900 as of 2017, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $59,800 as of 2017.
be 71.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Tunisia, 15.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United States, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
pay a 13.1% higher top tax rate
Tunisia has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In United States, the top tax rate is 39.6% as of 2016.
be 55.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tunisia, approximately 43.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United States, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
be 51.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Tunisia, approximately 11.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United States, on the other hand, 5.3 children do as of 2020.
have 22.0% fewer children
In Tunisia, there are approximately 15.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United States, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 36.0% more likely to have internet access
In Tunisia, approximately 64.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In United States, about 87.3% do as of 2018.
spend 24.2% less on education
Tunisia spends 6.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. United States spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
see 17.4 times more coastline
Tunisia has a total of 1,148 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Internal Revenue Service, La Direction Générale des Impôts, Ministère des Finances.
United States: At a glance
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