Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 23.3% less likely to be obese


In Pakistan, 8.6% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 3.7 years less


In Pakistan, the average life expectancy is 68 years (66 years for men, 70 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

spend 25.0% less on taxes


Pakistan has a top tax rate of 20.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

make 14.8% less money


Pakistan has a GDP per capita of $5,400, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 3.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Pakistan, 6.0% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

Life

be 31.1% more likely to be literate


In Pakistan, the literacy rate is 57.9%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

have 27.4% more children


In Pakistan, there are approximately 21.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 74.7% more likely to die during childbirth


In Pakistan, approximately 178.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

Basic Needs

be 80.6% more likely to have internet access


In Pakistan, approximately 15.5% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 52.1% less likely to have access to electricity


In Pakistan, 73% of people have electricity access (91% in urban areas, and 62% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 39.3% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Pakistan, approximately 91% of people have improved drinking water access (94% in urban areas, and 90% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 21.4% less on education


Pakistan spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 3.2 times more on healthcare


Pakistan spends 2.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 18.5% less coastline


Pakistan has a total of 1,046 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Pakistan? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Board of Revenue, Government of Pakistan, Sudan Chamber of Taxation.

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