Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Poland instead of Uruguay, you would:
be 17.2% less likely to be obese
In Uruguay, 27.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Poland, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
make 49.1% more money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $21,600 as of 2020, while in Poland, the GDP per capita is $32,200 as of 2020.
be 28.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Poland, that number is 5.4% as of 2019.
be 75.0% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 8.8% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Poland, however, that number is 15.4% as of 2018.
be 88.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Uruguay, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Poland, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
be 49.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 8.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Poland, on the other hand, 4.2 children do as of 2022.
have 33.1% fewer children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Poland, there are 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 30.9% less on healthcare
Uruguay spends 9.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Poland, that number is 6.5% of GDP as of 2019.
see 33.3% less coastline
Uruguay has a total of 660 km of coastline. In Poland, that number is 440 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Poland: At a glance
How big is Poland compared to Uruguay? See an in-depth size comparison.