Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Kyrgyzstan, you would:
live 5.2 years longer
In Kyrgyzstan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (68 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 19.9% more likely to be obese
In Kyrgyzstan, 16.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 2.2 times more money
Kyrgyzstan has a GDP per capita of $4,700 as of 2020, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $10,300 as of 2020.
be 79.6% more likely to be unemployed
In Kyrgyzstan, 3.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Ecuador, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.
be 24.4% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Kyrgyzstan, 20.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Ecuador, however, that number is 25.0% as of 2019.
be 29.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Kyrgyzstan, approximately 25.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Ecuador, on the other hand, 18.1 children do as of 2022.
have 15.8% fewer children
In Kyrgyzstan, there are approximately 19.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ecuador, there are 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 18.2% more likely to have internet access
In Kyrgyzstan, approximately 55.0% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Ecuador, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
spend 24.1% less on education
Kyrgyzstan spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Ecuador spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 73.3% more on healthcare
Kyrgyzstan spends 4.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ecuador, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ecuador: At a glance
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