Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 2.4 times more likely to be obese


In Ecuador, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tonga, that number is 48.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

be 76.1% less likely to be unemployed


In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tonga, that number is 1.1% as of 2011.

make 48.7% less money


Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2017, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,900 as of 2017.

Life

be 31.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Ecuador, approximately 15.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Tonga, on the other hand, 10.3 children do as of 2020.

have 23.5% more children


In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tonga, there are 21.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 28.0% less likely to have internet access


In Ecuador, approximately 57.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tonga, about 41.2% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 81.3% less coastline


Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Tonga, that number is 419 km.

Tonga: At a glance

Tonga is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 717 sq km. Tonga - unique among Pacific nations - never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of "The Friendly Islands" were united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. Tonga became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900; it withdrew from the protectorate and joined the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970. Tonga remains the only monarchy in the Pacific.

How big is Tonga 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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