Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Venezuela, you would:
live 2.7 years longer
In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 71 years (68 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
be 25.0% more likely to be obese
In Venezuela, 25.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
be 55.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Venezuela, 27.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Egypt, that number is 12.2% as of 2017.
pay a 33.8% lower top tax rate
Venezuela has a top tax rate of 34.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
be 41.1% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Venezuela, 19.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Egypt, however, that number is 27.8% as of 2016.
be 70.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Venezuela, approximately 125.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 38.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Venezuela, approximately 27.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.1 children do as of 2020.
have 52.0% more children
In Venezuela, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Egypt, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 26.7% less likely to be literate
In Venezuela, the literacy rate is 97.1% as of 2016. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 34.8% less likely to have internet access
In Venezuela, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Egypt, about 46.9% do as of 2018.
see 12.5% less coastline
Venezuela has a total of 2,800 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministerio del Poder Popular de Finanzas, SENIAT, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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