Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Maldives, you would:
live 1.1 years longer
In Maldives, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to be obese
In Maldives, 8.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 40.1% less money
Maldives has a GDP per capita of $19,200 as of 2017, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.
be 58.6% more likely to be unemployed
In Maldives, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
be 24.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Maldives, approximately 19.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ecuador, on the other hand, 15.0 children do as of 2020.
spend 22.0% more on education
Maldives spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Ecuador spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
see 3.5 times more coastline
Maldives has a total of 644 km of coastline. In Ecuador, that number is 2,237 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ecuador: At a glance
How big is Ecuador compared to Maldives? See an in-depth size comparison.