Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Nauru, you would:
live 9.6 years longer
In Nauru, the average life expectancy is 68 years (64 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2022. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 67.4% less likely to be obese
In Nauru, 61.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
be 75.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Nauru, 23.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2011. In Ecuador, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.
make 23.7% less money
Nauru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2019, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $10,300 as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In Nauru, approximately 7.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Ecuador, on the other hand, 18.1 children do as of 2022.
have 22.0% fewer children
In Nauru, there are approximately 21.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ecuador, there are 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 14.0% more likely to have internet access
In Nauru, approximately 57.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Ecuador, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
spend 20.4% less on healthcare
Nauru spends 9.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ecuador, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 74.6 times more coastline
Nauru has a total of 30 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 Nauru? See an in-depth size comparison.