Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Chad instead of Monaco, you would:


live 31.0 years less

In Monaco, the average life expectancy is 89 years (85 years for men, 93 years for women) as of 2020. In Chad, that number is 58 years (56 years for men, 60 years for women) as of 2020.


make 98.0% less money

Monaco has a GDP per capita of $115,700 as of 2015, while in Chad, the GDP per capita is $2,300 as of 2017.


have 6.5 times more children

In Monaco, there are approximately 6.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Chad, there are 41.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 36.1 times more likely to die during infancy

In Monaco, approximately 1.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Chad, on the other hand, 68.6 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 91.2% less likely to have access to electricity

In Monaco, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Chad, 9% of the population do as of 2017.

be 93.3% less likely to have internet access

In Monaco, approximately 97.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Chad, about 6.5% do as of 2018.

be 44.3% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Monaco, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Chad, 56% of people do as of 2017.


spend 93.3% more on education

Monaco spends 1.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Chad spends 2.9% of total GDP on education as of 2013.

Chad: At a glance

Chad is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 1,259,200 sq km. Chad, part of France's African holdings until 1960, endured three decades of civil warfare, as well as invasions by Libya, before a semblance of peace was finally restored in 1990. The government eventually drafted a democratic constitution and held flawed presidential elections in 1996 and 2001. In 1998, a rebellion broke out in northern Chad, which has sporadically flared up despite several peace agreements between the government and the insurgents. In 2005, new rebel groups emerged in western Sudan and made probing attacks into eastern Chad despite signing peace agreements in December 2006 and October 2007. In June 2005, President Idriss DEBY held a referendum successfully removing constitutional term limits and won another controversial election in 2006. Sporadic rebel campaigns continued throughout 2006 and 2007. The capital experienced a significant insurrection in early 2008, but has had no significant rebel threats since then, in part due to Chad's 2010 rapprochement with Sudan, which previously used Chadian rebels as proxies. DEBY in 2011 was reelected to his fourth term in an election that international observers described as proceeding without incident. Power remains in the hands of an ethnic minority. In January 2014, Chad began a two year rotation on the UN Security Council.

How big is Chad compared to Monaco? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.


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