Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 15.7 years longer


In Yemen, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020. In Luxembourg, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 32.2% more likely to be obese


In Yemen, 17.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Luxembourg, that number is 22.6% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 42.0 times more money


Yemen has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2017, while in Luxembourg, the GDP per capita is $105,100 as of 2017.

be 78.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Yemen, 27.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Luxembourg, that number is 5.8% as of 2017.

pay a 2.9 times higher top tax rate


Yemen has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Luxembourg, the top tax rate is 43.6% as of 2016.

Life

be 97.0% less likely to die during childbirth


In Yemen, approximately 164.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Luxembourg, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

be 92.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Yemen, approximately 41.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Luxembourg, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 55.0% fewer children


In Yemen, there are approximately 25.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Luxembourg, there are 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 2.1 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Yemen, approximately 47% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Luxembourg, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 3.6 times more likely to have internet access


In Yemen, approximately 26.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Luxembourg, about 97.1% do as of 2018.

Luxembourg: At a glance

Luxembourg is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2,586 sq km. Founded in 963, Luxembourg became a grand duchy in 1815 and an independent state under the Netherlands. It lost more than half of its territory to Belgium in 1839 but gained a larger measure of autonomy. Full independence was attained in 1867. Overrun by Germany in both world wars, it ended its neutrality in 1948 when it entered into the Benelux Customs Union and when it joined NATO the following year. In 1957, Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the European Economic Community (later the European Union), and in 1999 it joined the euro currency area. In January 2013, Luxembourg assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2013-14 term.

How big is Luxembourg 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, Administration des Contributions Directes.

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