Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Thailand instead of Ecuador, you would:
be 49.7% less likely to be obese
In Ecuador, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Thailand, that number is 10.0% of people as of 2016.
make 68.0% more money
Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $10,300 as of 2020, while in Thailand, the GDP per capita is $17,300 as of 2020.
be 82.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Thailand, that number is 1.0% as of 2019.
be 60.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Ecuador, 25.0% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Thailand, however, that number is 9.9% as of 2018.
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 Thailand, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 64.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Ecuador, approximately 18.1 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Thailand, on the other hand, 6.5 children do as of 2022.
have 38.4% fewer children
In Ecuador, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Thailand, there are 10.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 20.0% more likely to have internet access
In Ecuador, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Thailand, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
spend 26.8% less on education
Ecuador spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Thailand spends 3.0% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 51.3% less on healthcare
Ecuador spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Thailand, that number is 3.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 43.9% more coastline
Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Thailand, that number is 3,219 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Thailand: At a glance
How big is Thailand compared to Ecuador? See an in-depth size comparison.