Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Venezuela, you would:
be 72.3% less likely to be obese
In Venezuela, 25.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
be 8.4 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Venezuela, 0.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 4.2% of people as of 2020.
live 3.6 years less
In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Kenya, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2022.
pay a 11.8% lower top tax rate
Venezuela has a top tax rate of 34.0% as of 2016. In Kenya, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 45.5% less money
Venezuela has a GDP per capita of $7,704 as of 2018, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 5.8 times more likely to be unemployed
In Venezuela, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
have 52.8% more children
In Venezuela, there are approximately 17.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Kenya, there are 26.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.7 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Venezuela, approximately 125.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.1% less likely to be literate
In Venezuela, the literacy rate is 97.1% as of 2016. In Kenya, it is 81.5% as of 2018.
be 57.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Venezuela, approximately 17.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Kenya, on the other hand, 27.9 children do as of 2022.
be 14.7% less likely to have access to electricity
In Venezuela, approximately 100% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 85% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 79% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 75.2% less likely to have internet access
In Venezuela, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
be 24.4% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Venezuela, approximately 94% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2020. In Kenya, 71% of people do as of 2020.
spend 14.8% less on healthcare
Venezuela spends 5.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Kenya, that number is 4.6% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 3.9 times more on education
Venezuela spends 1.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Kenya spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 80.9% less coastline
Venezuela has a total of 2,800 km of coastline. In Kenya, that number is 536 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Ministerio del Poder Popular de Finanzas, SENIAT.
Kenya: At a glance
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