Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 68.6% less likely to be obese

In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 6.7 years less

In Kazakhstan, the average life expectancy is 71 years (66 years for men, 76 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).


make 82.5% less money

Kazakhstan has a GDP per capita of $26,300, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 3.9 times more likely to be unemployed

In Kazakhstan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 17.9 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Kazakhstan, 2.6% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

spend 50.0% more on taxes

Kazakhstan has a top tax rate of 10.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.


have 54.1% more children

In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 18.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 25.9 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Kazakhstan, approximately 12.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 23.9% less likely to be literate

In Kazakhstan, the literacy rate is 99.8%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

be 2.5 times more likely to die during infancy

In Kazakhstan, approximately 19.6 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 Kazakhstan, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Sudan, 35% of the population do.

be 63.5% less likely to have internet access

In Kazakhstan, approximately 76.8% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 40.3% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Kazakhstan, approximately 93% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 86% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).


spend 26.7% less on education

Kazakhstan spends 3.0% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 90.9% more on healthcare

Kazakhstan spends 4.4% 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 Kazakhstan? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Sudan Chamber of Taxation, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.


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