Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 59.6% less likely to be obese


In Paraguay, 20.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Angola, that number is 8.2% of people as of 2016.

be 4.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Paraguay, 0.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Angola, that number is 2.0% of people as of 2018.

live 16.6 years less


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Angola, that number is 61 years (59 years for men, 63 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 46.9% less money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Angola, the GDP per capita is $6,800 as of 2017.

be 15.8% more likely to be unemployed


In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Angola, that number is 6.6% as of 2016.

be 64.9% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Paraguay, 22.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Angola, however, that number is 36.6% as of 2008.

Life

have 2.6 times more children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Angola, there are 42.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 2.9 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Paraguay, approximately 84.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Angola, 241.0 women do as of 2017.

be 24.4% less likely to be literate


In Paraguay, the literacy rate is 94.0% as of 2018. In Angola, it is 71.1% as of 2015.

be 3.7 times more likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Angola, on the other hand, 62.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 58.8% less likely to have access to electricity


In Paraguay, approximately 98% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 96% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Angola, that number is 40% of people on average (71% in urban areas, and 16% in rural areas) as of 2013.

be 77.9% less likely to have internet access


In Paraguay, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Angola, about 14.3% do as of 2018.

be 34.2% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Paraguay, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Angola, that number is 66% of people on average (82% in urban areas, and 37% in rural areas) as of 2017.

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 Paraguay? 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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