Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Chad instead of Angola, you would:


be 31.6% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Angola, 1.9% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Chad, that number is 1.3% of people.

be 25.6% less likely to be obese

In Angola, 8.2% of adults are obese. In Chad, that number is 6.1% of people.

live 9.6 years less

In Angola, the average life expectancy is 60 years (58 years for men, 62 years for women). In Chad, that number is 51 years (49 years for men, 52 years for women).


make 66.2% less money

Angola has a GDP per capita of $6,800, while in Chad, the GDP per capita is $2,300.

be 27.6% more likely to be live below the poverty line

In Angola, 36.6% live below the poverty line. In Chad, however, that number is 46.7%.

spend 3.5 times more on taxes

Angola has a top tax rate of 17.0%. In Chad, the top tax rate is 60.0%.


be 79.5% more likely to die during childbirth

In Angola, approximately 477.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Chad, 856.0 women do.

be 68.6% less likely to be literate

In Angola, the literacy rate is 71.1%. In Chad, it is 22.3%.

be 26.3% more likely to die during infancy

In Angola, approximately 67.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Chad, on the other hand, 85.4 children do.

have 19.5% fewer children

In Angola, there are approximately 44.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Chad, there are 35.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 86.7% less likely to have access to electricity

In Angola, 30% of people have electricity access (46% in urban areas, and 18% in rural areas). In Chad, that number is 4% of people on average (14% in urban areas, and 1% in rural areas).

be 61.5% less likely to have internet access

In Angola, approximately 13.0% of the population has internet access. In Chad, about 5.0% do.


spend 17.1% less on education

Angola spends 3.5% of its total GDP on education. Chad spends 2.9% of total GDP on education.

Chad: At a glance

Chad is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 1,259,200 sq km. Chad, part of France's African holdings until 1960, endured three decades of civil warfare, as well as invasions by Libya, before a semblance of peace was finally restored in 1990. The government eventually drafted a democratic constitution and held flawed presidential elections in 1996 and 2001. In 1998, a rebellion broke out in northern Chad, which has sporadically flared up despite several peace agreements between the government and the insurgents. In 2005, new rebel groups emerged in western Sudan and made probing attacks into eastern Chad despite signing peace agreements in December 2006 and October 2007. In June 2005, President Idriss DEBY held a referendum successfully removing constitutional term limits and won another controversial election in 2006. Sporadic rebel campaigns continued throughout 2006 and 2007. The capital experienced a significant insurrection in early 2008, but has had no significant rebel threats since then, in part due to Chad's 2010 rapprochement with Sudan, which previously used Chadian rebels as proxies. DEBY in 2011 was reelected to his fourth term in an election that international observers described as proceeding without incident. Power remains in the hands of an ethnic minority. In January 2014, Chad began a two year rotation on the UN Security Council.

How big is Chad compared to Angola? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direcção Nacional dos Impostos, Ministério das Finanças, General Inspectorate of Finance.


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