Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 65.1% less likely to be obese

In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 6.6 years less

In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).


spend 16.7% less on taxes

Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

make 19.3% less money

Moldova has a GDP per capita of $5,700, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 4.8 times more likely to be unemployed

In Moldova, 4.1% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 4.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Moldova, 9.6% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.


have 2.4 times more children

In Moldova, there are approximately 11.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 13.5 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Moldova, approximately 23.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 23.6% less likely to be literate

In Moldova, the literacy rate is 99.4%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

be 4.1 times more likely to die during infancy

In Moldova, approximately 12.0 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 Moldova, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Sudan, 35% of the population do.

be 60.6% less likely to have internet access

In Moldova, approximately 71.0% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 37.2% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Moldova, approximately 88% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).


spend 67.2% less on education

Moldova spends 6.7% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 18.4% less on healthcare

Moldova spends 10.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Sudan: At a glance

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

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State tax Service, Sudan Chamber of Taxation.


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