Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of American Samoa, you would:
live 2.7 years longer
In American Samoa, the average life expectancy is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 84.6% less likely to be unemployed
In American Samoa, 29.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2005. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
be 51.5% more likely to die during infancy
In American Samoa, approximately 9.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ecuador, on the other hand, 15.0 children do as of 2020.
be 69.3% more likely to have access to electricity
In American Samoa, approximately 59% of people have electricity access (60% in urban areas, and 45% in rural areas) as of 2012. In Ecuador, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2016.
be 83.0% more likely to have internet access
In American Samoa, approximately 31.3% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Ecuador, about 57.3% do as of 2018.
see 19.3 times more coastline
American Samoa has a total of 116 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
How big is Ecuador compared to American Samoa? See an in-depth size comparison.