Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Portugal, you would:
live 3.6 years less
In Portugal, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 48.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Portugal, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
pay a 38.1% lower top tax rate
Portugal has a top tax rate of 56.5% as of 2016. In Ecuador, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 62.3% less money
Portugal has a GDP per capita of $30,500 as of 2017, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.
have 2.1 times more children
In Portugal, there are approximately 8.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ecuador, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 7.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Portugal, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 5.8 times more likely to die during infancy
In Portugal, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ecuador, on the other hand, 15.0 children do as of 2020.
be 23.3% less likely to have internet access
In Portugal, approximately 74.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ecuador, about 57.3% do as of 2018.
see 24.8% more coastline
Portugal has a total of 1,793 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, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira.
Ecuador: At a glance
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