Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 84.6% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Chad, 1.3% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Sudan, that number is 0.2% of people.

live 13.8 years longer

In Chad, the average life expectancy is 51 years (49 years for men, 52 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).


make 100.0% more money

Chad has a GDP per capita of $2,300, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

spend 75.0% less on taxes

Chad has a top tax rate of 60.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.


be 63.7% less likely to die during childbirth

In Chad, approximately 856.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 3.4 times more likely to be literate

In Chad, the literacy rate is 22.3%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

be 42.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Chad, approximately 85.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

have 21.6% fewer children

In Chad, there are approximately 35.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 8.8 times more likely to have access to electricity

In Chad, 4% of people have electricity access (14% in urban areas, and 1% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 5.6 times more likely to have internet access

In Chad, approximately 5.0% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.


spend 24.1% less on education

Chad spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 2.3 times more on healthcare

Chad spends 3.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Chad? 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, General Inspectorate of Finance.


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