Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 77.2% less likely to be obese


In Malta, 28.9% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 16.1 years less


In Malta, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

spend 57.1% less on taxes


Malta has a top tax rate of 35.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

make 89.0% less money


Malta has a GDP per capita of $42,000, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 4.5 times more likely to be unemployed


In Malta, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 2.9 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Malta, 16.3% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

Life

have 2.8 times more children


In Malta, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 34.6 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Malta, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 19.6% less likely to be literate


In Malta, the literacy rate is 94.4%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

be 13.9 times more likely to die during infancy


In Malta, approximately 3.5 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 Malta, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Sudan, 35% of the population do.

be 63.8% less likely to have internet access


In Malta, approximately 77.3% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 44.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


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

Expenditures

spend 69.4% less on education


Malta spends 7.2% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 13.4% less on healthcare


Malta spends 9.7% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 4.3 times more coastline


Malta has a total of 197 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Malta? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Sudan Chamber of Taxation, Government of Malta - Inland Revenue.

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