Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Ecuador, you would:
live 3.0 years less
In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
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 16.5% more money
Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $10,300 as of 2020, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,000 as of 2020.
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 37.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
be 30.0% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ecuador, 25.0% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Egypt, however, that number is 32.5% 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 30.5% more children
In Ecuador, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 23.9% less likely to be literate
In Ecuador, the literacy rate is 93.6% as of 2020. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 10.8% more likely to have internet access
In Ecuador, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Egypt, about 72.0% do as of 2020.
spend 39.7% less on healthcare
Ecuador spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
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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