Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Algeria instead of Ecuador, you would:
be 37.7% more likely to be obese
In Ecuador, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Algeria, that number is 27.4% of people as of 2016.
be 78.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Ecuador, 25.0% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Algeria, however, that number is 5.5% as of 2011.
be 2.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Algeria, that number is 11.7% as of 2017.
have 12.6% more children
In Ecuador, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Algeria, there are 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 89.8% more likely to die during childbirth
In Ecuador, approximately 59.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Algeria, 112.0 women do as of 2017.
be 13.0% less likely to be literate
In Ecuador, the literacy rate is 93.6% as of 2020. In Algeria, it is 81.4% as of 2018.
spend 20.5% less on healthcare
Ecuador spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Algeria, that number is 6.2% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 48.8% more on education
Ecuador spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Algeria spends 6.1% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
see 55.4% less coastline
Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Algeria, that number is 998 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Algeria: At a glance
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