If you lived in Equatorial Guinea instead of United States, you would:
MAKE 51.3% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR
UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA ($25,700.00 per capita)
In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita,
while in Equatorial Guinea, that number is $25,700.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea GDP
LIVE 16.1 YEARS LESS
UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (63.49 years life expectancy)
In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56.
In Equatorial Guinea, the average life expectancy is 63.49.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea life expectancy
CONSUME 99% LESS ELECTRICITY
UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (125 kWh per capita)
In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita.
In Equatorial Guinea, it is 125 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea electricity consumption
BE 10.3 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE LIVING WITH AIDS
UNITED STATES (0.6% of people)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (6.2% of people)
That's 933.3% more likely! In United States, 0.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV.
In Equatorial Guinea, that number is 6.2%.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea AIDS percentage
BE 48.7% LESS LIKELY TO HAVE ACCESS TO IMPROVED DRINKING WATER
UNITED STATES (99.2% of people)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (50.9% of people)
In United States, 99.2% of people have access to clean drinking water.
In Equatorial Guinea, 50.9% do.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea drinking water access
BE 11.53 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY
UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (71.12 per 1000 infants)
That's 1052.7% more likely! In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one.
In Equatorial Guinea, on the other hand, there are a total of 71.12 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea infant mortality
BE 3.06 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE UNEMPLOYED
UNITED STATES (7.3% of people)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (22.3% of people)
That's 205.5% more likely! In United States, 7.3% of people are unemployed,
and in Equatorial Guinea 22.3% are unemployed.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea unemployment rate
HAVE 2.52 TIMES MORE BABIES
UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (33.83 babies per 1000 people)
That's 152.1% more babies! In United States, there are approximately 13.42
babies per 1000 people. In Equatorial Guinea, however, there are a total of 33.83 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea birth rate
SEE A 98.5% DECREASE IN COASTLINE
UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (296km of coastline)
United States has a total of 19,924
km of coastline, while Equatorial Guinea has a total of 296 km.
Category: United States vs. Equatorial Guinea coastline
At a Glance: Equatorial Guinea
Land Area: ~28 thousand sq km (United States is ~350 times bigger than Equatorial Guinea)
Population: ~722 thousand people (318 million more people live in United States)
How big is Equatorial Guinea compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Equatorial Guinea (28,051 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).
A brief history of Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 28,051 sq km. Equatorial Guinea gained independence in 1968 after 190 years of Spanish rule. This tiny country, composed of a mainland portion plus five inhabited islands, is one of the smallest on the African continent. President Teodoro Obiang NGUEMA MBASOGO has ruled the country since 1979 when he seized power in a coup. Although nominally a constitutional democracy since 1991, the 1996, 2002, and 2009 presidential elections - as well as the 1999, 2004, 2008, and 2013 legislative elections - were widely seen as flawed. The president exerts almost total control over the political system and has discouraged political opposition. Equatorial Guinea has experienced rapid economic growth due to the discovery of large offshore oil reserves, and in the last decade has become Sub-Saharan Africa's third largest oil exporter. Despite the country's economic windfall from oil production, resulting in a massive increase in government revenue in recent years, improvements in the population's living standards have been slow to develop.
The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).
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