Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Venezuela, you would:
live 8.6 years longer
In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 5.4 times more money
Venezuela has a GDP per capita of $7,704 as of 2018, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 54.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Venezuela, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In United Kingdom, that number is 3.2% as of 2019.
be 43.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Venezuela, 33.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 18.6% as of 2017.
pay a 32.4% higher top tax rate
Venezuela has a top tax rate of 34.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 94.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Venezuela, approximately 125.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 78.4% less 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 United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
have 37.5% fewer children
In Venezuela, there are approximately 17.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 31.9% more likely to have internet access
In Venezuela, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In United Kingdom, about 95.0% do as of 2020.
spend 4.0 times more on education
Venezuela spends 1.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. United Kingdom spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 88.9% more on healthcare
Venezuela spends 5.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 10.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 4.4 times more coastline
Venezuela has a total of 2,800 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministerio del Poder Popular de Finanzas, SENIAT, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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