Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Uganda instead of Andorra, you would:

Health

be 79.3% less likely to be obese


In Andorra, 25.6% of adults are obese. In Uganda, that number is 5.3% of people.

live 27.0 years less


In Andorra, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women). In Uganda, that number is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women).

Economy

make 95.2% less money


Andorra has a GDP per capita of $49,900, while in Uganda, the GDP per capita is $2,400.

be 2.5 times more likely to be unemployed


In Andorra, 3.7% of adults are unemployed. In Uganda, that number is 9.4%.

Life

have 5.7 times more children


In Andorra, there are approximately 7.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Uganda, there are 42.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 21.6% less likely to be literate


In Andorra, the literacy rate is 100.0%. In Uganda, it is 78.4%.

be 15.6 times more likely to die during infancy


In Andorra, approximately 3.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Uganda, on the other hand, 56.1 children do.

Basic Needs

be 78.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Andorra, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Uganda, 22% of the population do.

be 53.1% less likely to have internet access


In Andorra, approximately 97.9% of the population has internet access. In Uganda, about 45.9% do.

be 21.0% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Andorra, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas). In Uganda, that number is 79% of people on average (96% in urban areas, and 76% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 30.3% less on education


Andorra spends 3.3% of its total GDP on education. Uganda spends 2.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 11.1% less on healthcare


Andorra spends 8.1% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Uganda, that number is 7.2% of GDP.

Uganda: At a glance

Uganda is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 197,100 sq km. The colonial boundaries created by Britain to delimit Uganda grouped together a wide range of ethnic groups with different political systems and cultures. These differences prevented the establishment of a working political community after independence was achieved in 1962. The dictatorial regime of Idi AMIN (1971-79) was responsible for the deaths of some 300,000 opponents; guerrilla war and human rights abuses under Milton OBOTE (1980-85) claimed at least another 100,000 lives. The rule of Yoweri MUSEVENI since 1986 has brought relative stability and economic growth to Uganda. A constitutional referendum in 2005 cancelled a 19-year ban on multi-party politics.

How big is Uganda compared to Andorra? 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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