Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in France instead of Uzbekistan, you would:

Health

live 7.9 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women). In France, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 30.1% more likely to be obese


In Uzbekistan, 16.6% of adults are obese. In France, that number is 21.6% of people.

Economy

make 6.3 times more money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in France, the GDP per capita is $43,800.

be 93.9% more likely to be unemployed


In Uzbekistan, 4.9% of adults are unemployed. In France, that number is 9.5%.

spend 2.2 times more on taxes


Uzbekistan has a top tax rate of 23.0%. In France, the top tax rate is 50.2%.

Life

be 77.8% less likely to die during childbirth


In Uzbekistan, approximately 36.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In France, 8.0 women do.

be 82.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 18.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In France, on the other hand, 3.2 children do.

have 27.4% less children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people. In France, there are 12.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 82.9% more likely to have internet access


In Uzbekistan, approximately 46.8% of the population has internet access. In France, about 85.6% do.

be 14.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Uzbekistan, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas). In France, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 98.3% more on healthcare


Uzbekistan spends 5.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In France, that number is 11.5% of GDP.

France: At a glance

France is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 549,970 sq km. France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations. It plays an influential global role as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the G-8, the G-20, the EU and other multilateral organizations. France rejoined NATO's integrated military command structure in 2009, reversing DE GAULLE's 1966 decision to take French forces out of NATO. Since 1958, it has constructed a hybrid presidential-parliamentary governing system resistant to the instabilities experienced in earlier, more purely parliamentary administrations. In recent decades, its reconciliation and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the economic integration of Europe, including the introduction of a common currency, the euro, in January 1999. In the early 21st century, five French overseas entities - French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion - became French regions and were made part of France proper.

How big is France compared to Uzbekistan? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Committee, Direction Générale des Finances Publiques.

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