Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Andorra instead of Ghana, you would:

Health

live 14.8 years longer


In Ghana, the average life expectancy is 68 years (66 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020. In Andorra, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.3 times more likely to be obese


In Ghana, 10.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Andorra, that number is 25.6% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 10.6 times more money


Ghana has a GDP per capita of $4,700 as of 2017, while in Andorra, the GDP per capita is $49,900 as of 2015.

be 68.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Ghana, 11.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Andorra, that number is 3.7% as of 2016.

Life

be 30.5% more likely to be literate


In Ghana, the literacy rate is 76.6% as of 2015. In Andorra, it is 100.0% as of 2016.

be 89.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Ghana, approximately 32.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Andorra, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2020.

have 76.4% fewer children


In Ghana, there are approximately 29.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Andorra, there are 7.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 26.1% more likely to have access to electricity


In Ghana, approximately 79% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Andorra, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 2.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Ghana, approximately 39.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Andorra, about 91.6% do as of 2018.

be 11.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Ghana, approximately 90% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Andorra, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 11.1% less on education


Ghana spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Andorra spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Andorra: At a glance

Andorra is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 468 sq km. The landlocked Principality of Andorra is one of the smallest states in Europe, nestled high in the Pyrenees between the French and Spanish borders. For 715 years, from 1278 to 1993, Andorrans lived under a unique co-principality, ruled by French and Spanish leaders (from 1607 onward, the French chief of state and the Bishop of Urgell). In 1993, this feudal system was modified with the introduction of a modern, constitution; the co-princes remained as titular heads of state, but the government transformed into a parliamentary democracy. Andorra has become a popular tourist destination visited by approximately ten million people each year drawn by the winter sports, summer climate, and duty-free shopping. Andorra has also become a wealthy international commercial center because of its mature banking sector and low taxes. As part of its effort to modernize its economy, Andorra has opened to foreign investment, and engaged in other reforms, such as advancing tax initiatives aimed at supporting a broader infrastructure. Although not a member of the European Union (EU), Andorra enjoys a special relationship with the EU and uses the euro as its national currency.

How big is Andorra compared to Ghana? 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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