Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Uruguay, you would:
be 77.1% less likely to be obese
In Uruguay, 27.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 7.9 years less
In Uruguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Philippines, that number is 70 years (66 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020.
be 25.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Philippines, that number is 5.7% as of 2017.
make 62.5% less money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $22,400 as of 2017, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,400 as of 2017.
be 2.2 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Philippines, however, that number is 21.6% as of 2017.
have 77.5% more children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Philippines, there are 22.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 7.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Uruguay, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.6 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 Philippines, on the other hand, 20.0 children do as of 2020.
be 12.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Uruguay, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Philippines, 88% of the population do as of 2017.
be 12.1% less likely to have internet access
In Uruguay, approximately 68.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Philippines, about 60.0% do as of 2018.
spend 44.9% less on education
Uruguay spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Philippines spends 2.7% of total GDP on education as of 2009.
see 55.0 times more coastline
Uruguay has a total of 660 km of coastline. In Philippines, that number is 36,289 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Philippines: At a glance
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