Quality of Life Comparison


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


be 98.4% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Mozambique, 12.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Sudan, that number is 0.2% of people.

live 10.7 years longer

In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 54 years (53 years for men, 54 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).


make 3.8 times more money

Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,200, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 20.0% less likely to be unemployed

In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

spend 53.1% less on taxes

Mozambique has a top tax rate of 32.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.


be 36.4% less likely to die during childbirth

In Mozambique, approximately 489.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 29.1% more likely to be literate

In Mozambique, the literacy rate is 58.8%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

be 25.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Mozambique, approximately 65.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

have 26.8% fewer children

In Mozambique, there are approximately 38.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 60.0% more likely to have internet access

In Mozambique, approximately 17.5% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 10.3% less likely to have access to electricity

In Mozambique, 39% of people have electricity access (66% in urban areas, and 27% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).


spend 66.2% less on education

Mozambique spends 6.5% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 20.0% more on healthcare

Mozambique spends 7.0% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.


see 65.5% less coastline

Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Mozambique? 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, Autoridade Tributária de Moçambique.


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