Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 6.7 years longer


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, the average life expectancy is 58 years (56 years for men, 59 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

make 5.8 times more money


Congo, Democratic Republic Of has a GDP per capita of $800, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 26.2% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 63.0% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

Life

be 55.1% less likely to die during childbirth


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 693.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 28.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 68.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

have 16.7% less children


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, there are approximately 33.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 3.9 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 9% of people have electricity access (19% in urban areas, and 2% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 7.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 3.8% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 95.3% more on healthcare


Congo, Democratic Republic Of spends 4.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 23.1 times more coastline


Congo, Democratic Republic Of has a total of 37 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan 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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