Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 74.9% less likely to be obese

In Lithuania, 26.3% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 10.6 years less

In Lithuania, the average life expectancy is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).


make 85.8% less money

Lithuania has a GDP per capita of $32,300, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed

In Lithuania, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Lithuania, 22.2% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.


have 2.8 times more children

In Lithuania, there are approximately 9.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 31.1 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Lithuania, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 23.9% less likely to be literate

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

be 12.8 times more likely to die during infancy

In Lithuania, approximately 3.8 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 Lithuania, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Sudan, 35% of the population do.

be 62.4% less likely to have internet access

In Lithuania, approximately 74.4% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 42.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Lithuania, approximately 97% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 90% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).


spend 51.1% less on education

Lithuania spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 27.3% more on healthcare

Lithuania spends 6.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.


see 9.5 times more coastline

Lithuania has a total of 90 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Lithuania? 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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