Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

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).

Economy

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%.

Life

be 23.9% less likely to be literate


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

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 1,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

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).

Expenditures

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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