Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Uzbekistan, you would:
live 1.3 years longer
In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 62.7% less likely to be obese
In Uzbekistan, 16.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
make 2.6 times more money
Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.
be 22.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Uzbekistan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.
be 76.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Uzbekistan, 14.0% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In China, however, that number is 3.3% as of 2016.
pay a 95.7% higher top tax rate
Uzbekistan has a top tax rate of 23.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 30.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Uzbekistan, approximately 16.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In China, on the other hand, 11.4 children do as of 2020.
have 28.0% fewer children
In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In China, there are 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Committee, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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