Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Uganda, you would:
be 98.1% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Uganda, 5.4% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Germany, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2020.
live 12.6 years longer
In Uganda, the average life expectancy is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 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 4.2 times more likely to be obese
In Uganda, 5.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Germany, that number is 22.3% of people as of 2016.
make 23.1 times more money
Uganda has a GDP per capita of $2,200 as of 2020, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,900 as of 2020.
be 47.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Uganda, 9.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Germany, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 30.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Uganda, 21.4% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Germany, however, that number is 14.8% as of 2018.
pay a 18.8% higher top tax rate
Uganda has a top tax rate of 40.0% as of 2016. In Germany, the top tax rate is 47.5% as of 2016.
be 98.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Uganda, approximately 375.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 89.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Uganda, approximately 30.4 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 77.8% fewer children
In Uganda, there are approximately 40.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Germany, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.4 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Uganda, approximately 29% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In Germany, 100% of the population do as of 2020.
be 4.5 times more likely to have internet access
In Uganda, approximately 20.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Germany, about 90.0% do as of 2020.
be 20.3% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Uganda, approximately 83% of people have improved drinking water access (92% 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 66.7% more on education
Uganda spends 3.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Germany spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 3.1 times more on healthcare
Uganda spends 3.8% 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: The World Factbook, Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt), Uganda Revenue Authority.
Germany: At a glance
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