Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mexico instead of Turkey, you would:
live 1.0 years longer
In Turkey, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Mexico, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.
be 68.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Turkey, 10.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mexico, that number is 3.4% as of 2017.
make 26.3% less money
Turkey has a GDP per capita of $27,000 as of 2017, while in Mexico, the GDP per capita is $19,900 as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Turkey, 21.9% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Mexico, however, that number is 46.2% as of 2014.
be 32.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Turkey, approximately 15.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mexico, on the other hand, 10.7 children do as of 2020.
have 18.9% more children
In Turkey, there are approximately 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mexico, there are 17.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 94.1% more likely to die during childbirth
In Turkey, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Mexico, 33.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 14.0% more on education
Turkey spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Mexico spends 4.9% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 29.6% more coastline
Turkey has a total of 7,200 km of coastline. In Mexico, that number is 9,330 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Mexico: At a glance
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