Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Angola instead of Nepal, you would:


be 9.5 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Nepal, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Angola, that number is 1.9% of people.

live 10.8 years less

In Nepal, the average life expectancy is 71 years (70 years for men, 72 years for women). In Angola, that number is 60 years (58 years for men, 62 years for women).

be 100.0% more likely to be obese

In Nepal, 4.1% of adults are obese. In Angola, that number is 8.2% of people.


make 2.5 times more money

Nepal has a GDP per capita of $2,700, while in Angola, the GDP per capita is $6,800.

be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed

In Nepal, 3.0% of adults are unemployed. In Angola, that number is 6.6%.

be 45.2% more likely to be live below the poverty line

In Nepal, 25.2% live below the poverty line. In Angola, however, that number is 36.6%.


be 11.3% more likely to be literate

In Nepal, the literacy rate is 63.9%. In Angola, it is 71.1%.

have 2.3 times more children

In Nepal, there are approximately 19.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Angola, there are 44.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 84.9% more likely to die during childbirth

In Nepal, approximately 258.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Angola, 477.0 women do.

be 2.4 times more likely to die during infancy

In Nepal, approximately 27.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Angola, on the other hand, 67.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 60.5% less likely to have access to electricity

In Nepal, 76% of people have electricity access (97% in urban areas, and 72% in rural areas). In Angola, that number is 30% of people on average (46% in urban areas, and 18% in rural areas).

be 34.0% less likely to have internet access

In Nepal, approximately 19.7% of the population has internet access. In Angola, about 13.0% do.

be 46.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Nepal, approximately 92% of people have improved drinking water access (91% in urban areas, and 92% in rural areas). In Angola, that number is 49% of people on average (75% in urban areas, and 28% in rural areas).


spend 43.1% less on healthcare

Nepal spends 5.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Angola, that number is 3.3% of GDP.

Angola: At a glance

Angola is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 1,246,700 sq km. Angola is still rebuilding its country since the end of a 27-year civil war in 2002. Fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), led by Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS, and the National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (UNITA), led by Jonas SAVIMBI, followed independence from Portugal in 1975. Peace seemed imminent in 1992 when Angola held national elections, but fighting picked up again in 1993. Up to 1.5 million lives may have been lost - and 4 million people displaced - during the more than a quarter century of fighting. SAVIMBI's death in 2002 ended UNITA's insurgency and cemented the MPLA's hold on power. President DOS SANTOS pushed through a new constitution in 2010; elections held in 2012 saw him installed as president.

How big is Angola compared to Nepal? 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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