Quality of Life Comparison


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


live 2.2 years longer

In Uzbekistan, the average life expectancy is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Tonga, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.9 times more likely to be obese

In Uzbekistan, 16.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tonga, that number is 48.2% of people as of 2016.


be 78.0% less likely to be unemployed

In Uzbekistan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tonga, that number is 1.1% as of 2011.

make 14.5% less money

Uzbekistan has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,900 as of 2017.

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

In Uzbekistan, 14.0% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Tonga, however, that number is 22.5% as of 2010.


be 36.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Uzbekistan, approximately 16.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Tonga, on the other hand, 10.3 children do as of 2020.

have 30.4% more children

In Uzbekistan, there are approximately 16.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tonga, there are 21.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 79.3% more likely to die during childbirth

In Uzbekistan, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tonga, 52.0 women do as of 2017.

Basic Needs

be 21.1% less likely to have internet access

In Uzbekistan, approximately 52.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tonga, about 41.2% do as of 2018.

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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