Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 86.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Guinea, 1.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Sudan, that number is 0.2% of people.

live 3.4 years longer


In Guinea, the average life expectancy is 61 years (60 years for men, 63 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

be 14.3% less likely to be obese


In Guinea, 7.7% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

Economy

make 2.3 times more money


Guinea has a GDP per capita of $2,000, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

spend 62.5% less on taxes


Guinea has a top tax rate of 40.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

be 7.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Guinea, 2.8% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

Life

be 54.2% less likely to die during childbirth


In Guinea, approximately 679.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 2.5 times more likely to be literate


In Guinea, the literacy rate is 30.4%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

have 20.5% less children


In Guinea, there are approximately 35.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 34.6% more likely to have access to electricity


In Guinea, 26% of people have electricity access (53% in urban areas, and 11% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 2.9 times more likely to have internet access


In Guinea, approximately 9.8% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 27.7% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Guinea, approximately 77% of people have improved drinking water access (93% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 50.0% more on healthcare


Guinea spends 5.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 2.7 times more coastline


Guinea has a total of 320 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

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


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Sudan Chamber of Taxation.

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