Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Sudan instead of Bangladesh, you would:

Health

live 9.0 years less


In Bangladesh, 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).

be 83.3% more likely to be obese


In Bangladesh, 3.6% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

Economy

spend 50.0% less on taxes


Bangladesh has a top tax rate of 30.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

be 4.9 times more likely to be unemployed


In Bangladesh, 4.0% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 91.4% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Bangladesh, 24.3% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

Life

have 48.4% more children


In Bangladesh, there are approximately 18.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 76.7% more likely to die during childbirth


In Bangladesh, approximately 176.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 53.9% more likely to die during infancy


In Bangladesh, approximately 31.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 53.8% more likely to have internet access


In Bangladesh, approximately 18.2% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 41.7% less likely to have access to electricity


In Bangladesh, 60% of people have electricity access (90% in urban areas, and 49% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 36.1% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Bangladesh, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (86% in urban areas, and 87% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 12.0% less on education


Bangladesh spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 3.0 times more on healthcare


Bangladesh spends 2.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 47.1% more coastline


Bangladesh has a total of 580 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

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


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Sudan Chamber of Taxation, National Board of Revenue (NBR), Bangladesh.

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