Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Ecuador, you would:
live 3.8 years less
In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
be 60.8% more likely to be obese
In Ecuador, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
make 10.4% more money
Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2017, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,700 as of 2017.
pay a 35.7% lower top tax rate
Ecuador has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
be 2.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Egypt, that number is 12.2% as of 2017.
be 37.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Ecuador, approximately 59.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
have 60.0% more children
In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Egypt, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 23.3% less likely to be literate
In Ecuador, the literacy rate is 92.8% as of 2017. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 14.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Ecuador, approximately 15.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.1 children do as of 2020.
be 18.1% less likely to have internet access
In Ecuador, approximately 57.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Egypt, about 46.9% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Rentas Internas del Ecuador, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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