Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 9.7 years longer


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, the average life expectancy is 58 years (56 years for men, 59 years for women). In Nauru, that number is 67 years (63 years for men, 71 years for women).

be 9.1 times more likely to be obese


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 6.7% of adults are obese. In Nauru, that number is 61.0% of people.

Economy

make 15.2 times more money


Congo, Democratic Republic Of has a GDP per capita of $800, while in Nauru, the GDP per capita is $12,200.

Life

be 88.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 68.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Nauru, on the other hand, 7.8 children do.

have 28.4% less children


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, there are approximately 33.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Nauru, there are 24.0 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 14.1 times more likely to have internet access


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 3.8% of the population has internet access. In Nauru, about 53.5% do.

be 84.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 52% of people have improved drinking water access. In Nauru, 96% of people do.

Expenditures

spend 23.3% less on healthcare


Congo, Democratic Republic Of spends 4.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Nauru, that number is 3.3% of GDP.

Geography

see 18.9% less coastline


Congo, Democratic Republic Of has a total of 37 km of coastline. In Nauru, that number is 30 km.

Nauru: At a glance

Nauru is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 21 sq km. The exact origins of the Nauruans are unclear since their language does not resemble any other in the Pacific region. Germany annexed the island in 1888. A German-British consortium began mining the island's phosphate deposits early in the 20th century. Australian forces occupied Nauru in World War I; it subsequently became a League of Nations mandate. After the Second World War - and a brutal occupation by Japan - Nauru became a UN trust territory. It achieved independence in 1968 and joined the UN in 1999 as the world's smallest independent republic.

How big is Nauru 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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