Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 11.3 years less


In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

spend 66.7% less on taxes


China has a top tax rate of 45.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

make 72.5% less money


China has a GDP per capita of $16,700, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 5.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In China, 3.9% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 14.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In China, 3.3% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

Life

be 21.3% less likely to be literate


In China, the literacy rate is 96.4%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

have 2.3 times more children


In China, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 11.5 times more likely to die during childbirth


In China, approximately 27.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 4.1 times more likely to die during infancy


In China, approximately 12.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 65.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In China, 100% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 47.4% less likely to have internet access


In China, approximately 53.2% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 41.9% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In China, approximately 96% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 93% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 52.7% more on healthcare


China spends 5.5% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 94.1% less coastline


China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to China? 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, State Administration of Taxation.

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