Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Equatorial Guinea, you would:
be 33.8% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Equatorial Guinea, 7.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Kenya, that number is 4.7% of people as of 2018.
live 3.3 years longer
In Equatorial Guinea, the average life expectancy is 66 years (64 years for men, 67 years for women) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
be 11.3% less likely to be obese
In Equatorial Guinea, 8.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
be 18.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Equatorial Guinea, 44.0% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
pay a 14.3% lower top tax rate
Equatorial Guinea has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Kenya, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 90.6% less money
Equatorial Guinea has a GDP per capita of $37,400 as of 2017, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $3,500 as of 2017.
be 4.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Equatorial Guinea, 8.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
be 50.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 59.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Kenya, on the other hand, 29.8 children do as of 2020.
be 14.5% less likely to be literate
In Equatorial Guinea, the literacy rate is 95.3% as of 2015. In Kenya, it is 81.5% as of 2018.
have 11.4% fewer children
In Equatorial Guinea, there are approximately 30.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Kenya, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 17.5% less likely to have access to electricity
In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 68% of people have electricity access (91% in urban areas, and 53% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 56% of people on average (78% in urban areas, and 39% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 32.1% less likely to have internet access
In Equatorial Guinea, approximately 26.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
see 81.1% more coastline
Equatorial Guinea has a total of 296 km of coastline. In Kenya, that number is 536 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance.
Kenya: At a glance
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