Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Qatar instead of United States, you would:
make 41.7% more money
United States has a GDP per capita of $60,200 as of 2020, while in Qatar, the GDP per capita is $85,300 as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In United States, 3.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In Qatar, that number is 8.9% as of 2017.
be 52.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In United States, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Qatar, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.0% more likely to die during infancy
In United States, approximately 5.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Qatar, on the other hand, 6.6 children do as of 2022.
have 24.0% fewer children
In United States, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Qatar, there are 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 36.0% less on education
United States spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. Qatar spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 82.7% less on healthcare
United States spends 16.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Qatar, that number is 2.9% of GDP as of 2019.
see 97.2% less coastline
United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Qatar, that number is 563 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Qatar: At a glance
How big is Qatar compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.