Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Mexico, you would:
live 0.8 years longer
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 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 31.1% less likely to be obese
In Mexico, 28.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 42.2% less money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $19,900 as of 2017, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.
be 35.3% more likely to be unemployed
In Mexico, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
be 78.8% more likely to die during childbirth
In Mexico, approximately 33.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 40.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Mexico, approximately 10.7 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.
be 12.9% less likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 65.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ecuador, about 57.3% do as of 2018.
see 76.0% less coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 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 Mexico? See an in-depth size comparison.