If you lived in Togo instead of United States, you would:
MAKE 97.9% LESS MONEY EVERY YEAR
UNITED STATES ($52,800.00 per capita)
TOGO ($1,100.00 per capita)
In United States, the GDP per capita is $52,800.00 per capita,
while in Togo, that number is $1,100.00 per capita.
Category: United States vs. Togo GDP
LIVE 15.5 YEARS LESS
UNITED STATES (79.56 years life expectancy)
TOGO (64.06 years life expectancy)
In United States, you (on average) will live to approximately 79.56.
In Togo, the average life expectancy is 64.06.
Category: United States vs. Togo life expectancy
CONSUME 99.2% LESS ELECTRICITY
UNITED STATES (12,186 kWh per capita)
TOGO (92 kWh per capita)
In United States, electricity consumption use is 12,186 kWh per capita.
In Togo, it is 92 kWh per capita.
Category: United States vs. Togo electricity consumption
BE 4.8 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE LIVING WITH AIDS
UNITED STATES (0.6% of people)
TOGO (2.9% of people)
That's 383.3% more likely! In United States, 0.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV.
In Togo, that number is 2.9%.
Category: United States vs. Togo AIDS percentage
BE 39.5% LESS LIKELY TO HAVE ACCESS TO IMPROVED DRINKING WATER
UNITED STATES (99.2% of people)
TOGO (60% of people)
In United States, 99.2% of people have access to clean drinking water.
In Togo, 60% do.
Category: United States vs. Togo drinking water access
BE 7.57 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE IN YOUR INFANCY
UNITED STATES (6.17 per 1000 infants)
TOGO (46.73 per 1000 infants)
That's 657.4% more likely! In United States, approximately 6.17 per 1000 infants die before they reach the age of one.
In Togo, on the other hand, there are a total of 46.73 deaths during infancy per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Togo infant mortality
HAVE 2.57 TIMES MORE BABIES
UNITED STATES (13.42 babies per 1000 people)
TOGO (34.52 babies per 1000 people)
That's 157.2% more babies! In United States, there are approximately 13.42
babies per 1000 people. In Togo, however, there are a total of 34.52 babies per 1000 people.
Category: United States vs. Togo birth rate
BE 2.12 TIMES MORE LIKELY TO BE BELOW THE POVERTY LINE
UNITED STATES (15.1% of people)
TOGO (32% of people)
That's 111.9% more likely! In United States, 15.1% of people are below the poverty line.
In Togo, 32% are.
Category: United States vs. Togo poverty
SEE A 99.7% DECREASE IN COASTLINE
UNITED STATES (19,924km of coastline)
TOGO (56km of coastline)
United States has a total of 19,924
km of coastline, while Togo has a total of 56 km.
Category: United States vs. Togo coastline
At a Glance: Togo
Land Area: ~57 thousand sq km (United States is ~173 times bigger than Togo)
Population: ~7 million people (312 million more people live in United States)
How big is Togo compared to United States? See an in-depth size comparison.
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Togo (56,785 sq km) and United States (9,826,675 sq km).
A brief history of Togo
Togo is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 56,785 sq km. French Togoland became Togo in 1960. Gen. Gnassingbe EYADEMA, installed as military ruler in 1967, ruled Togo with a heavy hand for almost four decades. Despite the facade of multi-party elections instituted in the early 1990s, the government was largely dominated by President EYADEMA, whose Rally of the Togolese People (RPT) party has maintained power almost continually since 1967 and maintains a majority of seats in today's legislature. Upon EYADEMA's death in February 2005, the military installed the president's son, Faure GNASSINGBE, and then engineered his formal election two months later. Democratic gains since then allowed Togo to hold its first relatively free and fair legislative elections in October 2007. After years of political unrest and condemnation from international organizations for human rights abuses, Togo is finally being re-welcomed into the international community.
The data on this page is calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2014 data).
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