Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Monaco instead of Ecuador, you would:

Health

live 12.4 years longer


In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women). In Monaco, that number is 89 years (86 years for men, 94 years for women).

Economy

make 10.1 times more money


Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500, while in Monaco, the GDP per capita is $115,700.

be 56.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed. In Monaco, that number is 2.0%.

Life

be 89.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Ecuador, approximately 16.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Monaco, on the other hand, 1.8 children do.

have 63.1% less children


In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Monaco, there are 6.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 76.0% more likely to have internet access


In Ecuador, approximately 54.1% of the population has internet access. In Monaco, about 95.2% do.

be 15.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Ecuador, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access. In Monaco, 100% of people do.

Expenditures

spend 72.0% less on education


Ecuador spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education. Monaco spends 1.4% of total GDP on education.

spend 53.3% less on healthcare


Ecuador spends 9.2% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Monaco, that number is 4.3% of GDP.

Geography

see 99.8% less coastline


Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Monaco, that number is 4 km.

Monaco: At a glance

Monaco is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2 sq km. The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling GRIMALDI family first seized temporary control in 1297, and again in 1331, but were not able to permanently secure their holding until 1419. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist and recreation center.

How big is Monaco compared to Ecuador? 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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