Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Algeria instead of Uruguay, you would:
make 32.1% less money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $22,400 as of 2017, while in Algeria, the GDP per capita is $15,200 as of 2017.
be 53.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Algeria, that number is 11.7% as of 2017.
be 2.4 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Algeria, however, that number is 23.0% as of 2006.
pay a 16.7% higher top tax rate
Uruguay has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Algeria, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 55.0% more children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Algeria, there are 20.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 6.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Uruguay, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Algeria, 112.0 women do as of 2017.
be 17.5% less likely to be literate
In Uruguay, the literacy rate is 98.7% as of 2018. In Algeria, it is 81.4% as of 2018.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 7.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Algeria, on the other hand, 17.6 children do as of 2020.
be 12.7% less likely to have internet access
In Uruguay, approximately 68.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Algeria, about 59.6% do as of 2018.
see 51.2% more coastline
Uruguay has a total of 660 km of coastline. In Algeria, that number is 998 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Dirección General Impositiva, Direction Générale des Impôts, Algeria.
Algeria: At a glance
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