Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Algeria, you would:
be 27.4% less likely to be obese
In Algeria, 27.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
be 51.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Algeria, 11.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.
be 4.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Algeria, 5.5% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Ecuador, however, that number is 25.0% as of 2019.
be 47.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Algeria, approximately 112.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 15.0% more likely to be literate
In Algeria, the literacy rate is 81.4% as of 2018. In Ecuador, it is 93.6% as of 2020.
have 11.2% fewer children
In Algeria, there are approximately 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ecuador, there are 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 32.8% less on education
Algeria spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Ecuador spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 25.8% more on healthcare
Algeria spends 6.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ecuador, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 2.2 times more coastline
Algeria has a total of 998 km of coastline. In Ecuador, that number is 2,237 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ecuador: At a glance
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