Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 75.0% less likely to be obese

In Hungary, 26.4% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 11.7 years less

In Hungary, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 80 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).


make 84.4% less money

Hungary has a GDP per capita of $29,500, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 4.5 times more likely to be unemployed

In Hungary, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 3.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Hungary, 14.9% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.


have 3.1 times more children

In Hungary, there are approximately 9.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 18.3 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Hungary, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 23.4% less likely to be literate

In Hungary, the literacy rate is 99.1%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

be 10.0 times more likely to die during infancy

In Hungary, approximately 4.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 65.0% less likely to have access to electricity

In Hungary, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Sudan, 35% of the population do.

be 64.7% less likely to have internet access

In Hungary, approximately 79.3% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 44.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Hungary, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).


spend 52.2% less on education

Hungary spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 13.5% more on healthcare

Hungary spends 7.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Hungary? 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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