Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 66.8% less likely to be obese


In Ecuador, 19.9% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 12.6 years less


In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

spend 57.1% less on taxes


Ecuador has a top tax rate of 35.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

make 60.0% less money


Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 4.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

Life

have 55.9% more children


In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 4.9 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Ecuador, approximately 64.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 19.6% less likely to be literate


In Ecuador, the literacy rate is 94.4%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

be 3.0 times more likely to die during infancy


In Ecuador, approximately 16.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 63.9% less likely to have access to electricity


In Ecuador, 97% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 92% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 48.2% less likely to have internet access


In Ecuador, approximately 54.1% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 36.1% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Ecuador, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (93% in urban areas, and 76% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 56.0% less on education


Ecuador spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 61.9% less coastline


Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Ecuador? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Rentas Internas del Ecuador, Sudan Chamber of Taxation.

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