Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Netherlands, you would:
live 4.7 years less
In Netherlands, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
pay a 32.7% lower top tax rate
Netherlands has a top tax rate of 52.0% as of 2016. In Ecuador, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 81.0% less money
Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $54,200 as of 2020, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $10,300 as of 2020.
be 67.4% more likely to be unemployed
In Netherlands, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Ecuador, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.
be 83.8% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Netherlands, 13.6% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Ecuador, however, that number is 25.0% as of 2019.
have 49.7% more children
In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ecuador, there are 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 11.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Netherlands, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 5.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In Netherlands, approximately 3.4 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.
be 28.6% less likely to have internet access
In Netherlands, approximately 91.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ecuador, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
spend 24.1% less on education
Netherlands spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Ecuador spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 22.8% less on healthcare
Netherlands spends 10.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ecuador, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.0 times more coastline
Netherlands has a total of 451 km of coastline. In Ecuador, that number is 2,237 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Rentas Internas del Ecuador, Tax and Customs Administration - Belastingdienst.
Ecuador: At a glance
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