Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.4 years longer


In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women). In Tonga, that number is 76 years (75 years for men, 78 years for women).

be 2.9 times more likely to be obese


In Uzbekistan, 16.6% of adults are obese. In Tonga, that number is 48.2% of people.

Economy

be 77.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Uzbekistan, 4.9% of adults are unemployed. In Tonga, that number is 1.1%.

make 18.8% less money


Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,600.

be 60.7% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Uzbekistan, 14.0% live below the poverty line. In Tonga, however, that number is 22.5%.

Life

be 37.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Uzbekistan, approximately 18.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tonga, on the other hand, 11.3 children do.

have 32.1% more children


In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Tonga, there are 22.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.4 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Uzbekistan, approximately 36.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Tonga, 124.0 women do.

Basic Needs

be 14.1% 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 Tonga, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

be 14.5% less likely to have internet access


In Uzbekistan, approximately 46.8% of the population has internet access. In Tonga, about 40.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 10.3% less on healthcare


Uzbekistan spends 5.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Tonga, that number is 5.2% of GDP.

Tonga: At a glance

Tonga is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 717 sq km. Tonga - unique among Pacific nations - never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of "The Friendly Islands" were united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. Tonga became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900; it withdrew from the protectorate and joined the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970. Tonga remains the only monarchy in the Pacific.

How big is Tonga 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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