Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Luxembourg, you would:
be 11.9% less likely to be obese
In Luxembourg, 22.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
live 5.5 years less
In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
pay a 19.7% lower top tax rate
Luxembourg has a top tax rate of 43.6% as of 2016. In Ecuador, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 90.7% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $110,300 as of 2020, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $10,300 as of 2020.
be 42.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Luxembourg, 17.5% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Ecuador, however, that number is 25.0% as of 2019.
have 41.7% more children
In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ecuador, there are 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 11.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Luxembourg, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 5.6 times more likely to die during infancy
In Luxembourg, approximately 3.2 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.
be 34.3% less likely to have internet access
In Luxembourg, approximately 99.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ecuador, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
spend 10.8% more on education
Luxembourg spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Ecuador spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 44.4% more on healthcare
Luxembourg spends 5.4% 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: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, Servicio de Rentas Internas del Ecuador.
Ecuador: At a glance
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