Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 11.2 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women). In Singapore, that number is 85 years (83 years for men, 88 years for women).

be 63.3% less likely to be obese


In Uzbekistan, 16.6% of adults are obese. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people.

Economy

make 13.6 times more money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $93,900.

be 55.1% less likely to be unemployed


In Uzbekistan, 4.9% of adults are unemployed. In Singapore, that number is 2.2%.

Life

be 72.2% less likely to die during childbirth


In Uzbekistan, approximately 36.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Singapore, 10.0 women do.

be 86.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 18.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Singapore, on the other hand, 2.4 children do.

have 48.8% less children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Singapore, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 73.1% more likely to have internet access


In Uzbekistan, approximately 46.8% of the population has internet access. In Singapore, about 81.0% do.

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


In Uzbekistan, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access. In Singapore, 100% of people do.

Expenditures

spend 15.5% less on healthcare


Uzbekistan spends 5.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Singapore, that number is 4.9% of GDP.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.

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


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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