Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Denmark instead of Comoros, you would:


live 14.9 years longer

In Comoros, the average life expectancy is 65 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women). In Denmark, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women).

be 2.5 times more likely to be obese

In Comoros, 7.8% of adults are obese. In Denmark, that number is 19.7% of people.


make 31.2 times more money

Comoros has a GDP per capita of $1,600, while in Denmark, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 10.8% less likely to be unemployed

In Comoros, 6.5% of adults are unemployed. In Denmark, that number is 5.8%.

be 70.1% less likely to be live below the poverty line

In Comoros, 44.8% live below the poverty line. In Denmark, however, that number is 13.4%.


be 98.2% less likely to die during childbirth

In Comoros, approximately 335.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Denmark, 6.0 women do.

be 93.3% less likely to die during infancy

In Comoros, approximately 60.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Denmark, on the other hand, 4.0 children do.

have 59.8% fewer children

In Comoros, there are approximately 26.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Denmark, there are 10.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 44.9% more likely to have access to electricity

In Comoros, 69% of the population has electricity access. In Denmark, 100% of the population do.

be 12.3 times more likely to have internet access

In Comoros, approximately 7.9% of the population has internet access. In Denmark, about 97.0% do.

be 11.0% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Comoros, approximately 90% of people have improved drinking water access (93% in urban areas, and 89% in rural areas). In Denmark, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).


spend 76.7% more on education

Comoros spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education.

spend 61.2% more on healthcare

Comoros spends 6.7% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Denmark, that number is 10.8% of GDP.


see 21.5 times more coastline

Comoros has a total of 340 km of coastline. In Denmark, that number is 7,314 km.

Denmark: At a glance

Denmark is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,434 sq km. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

How big is Denmark compared to Comoros? 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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