Quality of life comparison
If you lived in France instead of Chad, you would:
be 72.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Chad, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In France, that number is 0.3% of people as of 2019.
live 23.4 years longer
In Chad, the average life expectancy is 59 years (57 years for men, 61 years for women) as of 2022. In France, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
be 3.5 times more likely to be obese
In Chad, 6.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In France, that number is 21.6% of people as of 2016.
make 28.0 times more money
Chad has a GDP per capita of $1,500 as of 2020, while in France, the GDP per capita is $42,000 as of 2020.
be 67.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Chad, 42.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In France, however, that number is 13.6% as of 2018.
pay a 16.3% lower top tax rate
Chad has a top tax rate of 60.0% as of 2016. In France, the top tax rate is 50.2% as of 2016.
be 94.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Chad, approximately 140.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In France, 8.0 women do as of 2017.
be 95.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Chad, approximately 65.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In France, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2022.
have 71.2% fewer children
In Chad, there are approximately 40.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In France, there are 11.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 11.1 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Chad, approximately 9% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In France, 100% of the population do as of 2020.
be 8.5 times more likely to have internet access
In Chad, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In France, about 85.0% do as of 2020.
be 64.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Chad, approximately 61% of people have improved drinking water access (90% in urban areas, and 52% in rural areas) as of 2020. In France, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 2.2 times more on education
Chad spends 2.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. France spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 2.5 times more on healthcare
Chad spends 4.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In France, that number is 11.1% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Finances Publiques, General Inspectorate of Finance.
France: At a glance
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