Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Qatar, you would:
be 43.3% less likely to be obese
In Qatar, 35.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
live 2.3 years less
In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2022. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 35.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.
make 87.9% less money
Qatar has a GDP per capita of $85,300 as of 2020, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $10,300 as of 2020.
have 76.3% more children
In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ecuador, there are 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 6.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Qatar, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.7 times more likely to die during infancy
In Qatar, approximately 6.6 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 35.0% less likely to have internet access
In Qatar, approximately 100.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ecuador, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
spend 28.1% more on education
Qatar spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Ecuador spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 2.7 times more on healthcare
Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ecuador, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 4.0 times more coastline
Qatar has a total of 563 km of coastline. In Ecuador, that number is 2,237 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ecuador: At a glance
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