Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Uzbekistan, you would:
live 8.5 years longer
In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Iceland, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
be 31.9% more likely to be obese
In Uzbekistan, 16.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Iceland, that number is 21.9% of people as of 2016.
make 7.6 times more money
Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,200 as of 2017.
be 44.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Uzbekistan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Iceland, that number is 2.8% as of 2017.
pay a 2.0 times higher top tax rate
Uzbekistan has a top tax rate of 23.0% as of 2016. In Iceland, the top tax rate is 46.3% as of 2016.
be 86.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Uzbekistan, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Iceland, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 87.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Uzbekistan, approximately 16.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 2.1 children do as of 2020.
have 17.4% fewer children
In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Iceland, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 89.3% more likely to have internet access
In Uzbekistan, approximately 52.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2018.
spend 19.0% more on education
Uzbekistan spends 6.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Iceland spends 7.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Committee, Directorate of Internal Revenue.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to Uzbekistan? See an in-depth size comparison.