Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Angola instead of Yemen, you would:

Health

be 52.0% less likely to be obese


In Yemen, 17.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Angola, that number is 8.2% of people as of 2016.

be 20.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Yemen, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Angola, that number is 2.0% of people as of 2018.

live 5.6 years less


In Yemen, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020. In Angola, that number is 61 years (59 years for men, 63 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 2.7 times more money


Yemen has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2017, while in Angola, the GDP per capita is $6,800 as of 2017.

be 75.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Yemen, 27.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Angola, that number is 6.6% as of 2016.

be 32.2% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Yemen, 54.0% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Angola, however, that number is 36.6% as of 2008.

pay a 13.3% higher top tax rate


Yemen has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Angola, the top tax rate is 17.0% as of 2016.

Life

have 65.5% more children


In Yemen, there are approximately 25.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Angola, there are 42.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 47.0% more likely to die during childbirth


In Yemen, approximately 164.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Angola, 241.0 women do as of 2017.

be 48.7% more likely to die during infancy


In Yemen, approximately 41.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Angola, on the other hand, 62.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 13.8% less likely to have access to electricity


In Yemen, approximately 47% of people have electricity access (72% in urban areas, and 32% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Angola, that number is 40% of people on average (71% in urban areas, and 16% in rural areas) as of 2013.

be 46.3% less likely to have internet access


In Yemen, approximately 26.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Angola, about 14.3% do as of 2018.

be 28.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Yemen, approximately 92% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 88% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Angola, that number is 66% of people on average (82% in urban areas, and 37% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Geography

see 16.1% less coastline


Yemen has a total of 1,906 km of coastline. In Angola, that number is 1,600 km.

Angola: At a glance

Angola is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 1,246,700 sq km. Angola is still rebuilding its country since the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), led by Jonas SAVIMBI, followed independence from Portugal in 1975. Peace seemed imminent in 1992 when Angola held national elections, but fighting picked up again in 1993. Up to 1.5 million lives may have been lost - and 4 million people displaced - during the more than a quarter century of fighting. SAVIMBI's death in 2002 ended UNITA's insurgency and cemented the MPLA's hold on power. President DOS SANTOS pushed through a new constitution in 2010; elections held in 2012 saw him installed as president.

How big is Angola compared to Yemen? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Yemen Tax Authority, The World Factbook, Direcção Nacional dos Impostos, Ministério das Finanças.

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