Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Moldova, you would:
live 5.6 years longer
In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 72 years (68 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
make 71.6% more money
Moldova has a GDP per capita of $6,700 as of 2017, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.
be 12.2% more likely to be unemployed
In Moldova, 4.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
pay a 94.4% higher top tax rate
Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Ecuador, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 58.9% more children
In Moldova, there are approximately 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ecuador, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Moldova, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 35.1% more likely to die during infancy
In Moldova, approximately 11.1 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 24.8% less likely to have internet access
In Moldova, approximately 76.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ecuador, about 57.3% do as of 2018.
spend 25.4% less on education
Moldova spends 6.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Ecuador spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State tax Service, Servicio de Rentas Internas del Ecuador.
Ecuador: At a glance
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