Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Burundi instead of Liechtenstein, you would:

Health

live 21.0 years less


In Liechtenstein, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Burundi, that number is 61 years (59 years for men, 63 years for women).

Economy

make 99.5% less money


Liechtenstein has a GDP per capita of $139,100, while in Burundi, the GDP per capita is $700.

Life

have 4.0 times more children


In Liechtenstein, there are approximately 10.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Burundi, there are 41.3 babies per 1,000 people.

be 14.0 times more likely to die during infancy


In Liechtenstein, approximately 4.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Burundi, on the other hand, 58.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 95.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Liechtenstein, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Burundi, 5% of the population do.

be 94.7% less likely to have internet access


In Liechtenstein, approximately 98.1% of the population has internet access. In Burundi, about 5.2% do.

Expenditures

spend 2.1 times more on education


Liechtenstein spends 2.6% of its total GDP on education. Burundi spends 5.4% of total GDP on education.

Burundi: At a glance

Burundi is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 25,680 sq km. Burundi's first democratically elected president was assassinated in October 1993 after only 100 days in office, triggering widespread ethnic violence between Hutu and Tutsi factions. More than 200,000 Burundians perished during the conflict that spanned almost a dozen years. Hundreds of thousands of Burundians were internally displaced or became refugees in neighboring countries. An internationally brokered power-sharing agreement between the Tutsi-dominated government and the Hutu rebels in 2003 paved the way for a transition process that led to an integrated defense force, established a new constitution in 2005, and elected a majority Hutu government in 2005. The government of President Pierre NKURUNZIZA, who was reelected in 2010, continues to face many political and economic challenges.

How big is Burundi compared to Liechtenstein? 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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