Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Ecuador, you would:
be 67.8% less likely to be obese
In Ecuador, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 7.5 years less
In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Philippines, that number is 70 years (66 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020.
make 27.0% less money
Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2017, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,400 as of 2017.
be 23.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Philippines, that number is 5.7% as of 2017.
have 34.7% more children
In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Philippines, there are 22.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Ecuador, approximately 59.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
be 33.3% more likely to die during infancy
In Ecuador, approximately 15.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Philippines, on the other hand, 20.0 children do as of 2020.
be 11.9% less likely to have access to electricity
In Ecuador, approximately 100% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 88% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 46.0% less on education
Ecuador spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Philippines spends 2.7% of total GDP on education as of 2009.
see 16.2 times more coastline
Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Philippines, that number is 36,289 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Philippines: At a glance
How big is Philippines compared to Ecuador? See an in-depth size comparison.