Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Sudan instead of Cabo Verde, you would:

Health

be 44.1% less likely to be obese


In Cabo Verde, 11.8% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 8.0 years less


In Cabo Verde, the average life expectancy is 72 years (70 years for men, 75 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

make 33.3% less money


Cabo Verde has a GDP per capita of $6,900, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed


In Cabo Verde, 9.0% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 55.0% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Cabo Verde, 30.0% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

Life

be 12.6% less likely to be literate


In Cabo Verde, the literacy rate is 86.8%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

have 39.5% more children


In Cabo Verde, there are approximately 20.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 7.4 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Cabo Verde, approximately 42.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 2.2 times more likely to die during infancy


In Cabo Verde, approximately 21.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 50.4% less likely to have access to electricity


In Cabo Verde, 71% of people have electricity access (84% in urban areas, and 47% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 41.9% less likely to have internet access


In Cabo Verde, approximately 48.2% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 39.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Cabo Verde, approximately 92% of people have improved drinking water access (94% 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 59.3% less on education


Cabo Verde spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 75.0% more on healthcare


Cabo Verde spends 4.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 11.6% less coastline


Cabo Verde has a total of 965 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Cabo Verde? 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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