Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Denmark instead of Congo, Democratic Republic Of, you would:

Health

live 21.8 years longer


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, the average life expectancy is 58 years (56 years for men, 59 years for women). In Denmark, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women).

be 2.9 times more likely to be obese


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 6.7% of adults are obese. In Denmark, that number is 19.7% of people.

Economy

make 62.4 times more money


Congo, Democratic Republic Of has a GDP per capita of $800, while in Denmark, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 78.7% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 63.0% live below the poverty line. In Denmark, however, that number is 13.4%.

Life

be 99.1% less likely to die during childbirth


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 693.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Denmark, 6.0 women do.

be 94.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 68.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Denmark, on the other hand, 4.0 children do.

have 68.7% less children


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, there are approximately 33.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Denmark, there are 10.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 11.1 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 9% of the population has electricity access. In Denmark, 100% of the population do.

be 25.5 times more likely to have internet access


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 3.8% of the population has internet access. In Denmark, about 97.0% do.

be 90.8% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 52% of people have improved drinking water access (81% in urban areas, and 31% in rural areas). In Denmark, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 3.3 times more on education


Congo, Democratic Republic Of spends 2.3% of its total GDP on education. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education.

spend 2.5 times more on healthcare


Congo, Democratic Republic Of spends 4.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Denmark, that number is 10.8% of GDP.

Geography

see 197.7 times more coastline


Congo, Democratic Republic Of has a total of 37 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 Congo, Democratic Republic Of? 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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