Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Sudan instead of American Samoa, you would:

Health

live 9.0 years less


In American Samoa, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

be 34.2% less likely to be unemployed


In American Samoa, 29.8% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

make 58.9% less money


American Samoa has a GDP per capita of $11,200, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

Life

have 42.3% more children


In American Samoa, there are approximately 19.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 4.3 times more likely to die during infancy


In American Samoa, approximately 11.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 40.7% less likely to have access to electricity


In American Samoa, 59% of people have electricity access (60% in urban areas, and 45% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 10.5% less likely to have internet access


In American Samoa, approximately 31.3% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 44.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In American Samoa, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Geography

see 7.4 times more coastline


American Samoa has a total of 116 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to American Samoa? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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