Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Denmark instead of Congo, Republic of the, you would:

Health

be 96.2% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Congo, Republic of the, 2.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Denmark, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.

live 19.9 years longer


In Congo, Republic of the, the average life expectancy is 61 years (60 years for men, 63 years for women) as of 2020. In Denmark, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.1 times more likely to be obese


In Congo, Republic of the, 9.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Denmark, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 7.4 times more money


Congo, Republic of the has a GDP per capita of $6,800 as of 2017, while in Denmark, the GDP per capita is $50,100 as of 2017.

be 84.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Congo, Republic of the, 36.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Denmark, that number is 5.7% as of 2017.

be 71.2% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Congo, Republic of the, 46.5% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Denmark, however, that number is 13.4% as of 2011.

Life

be 98.9% less likely to die during childbirth


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 378.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Denmark, 4.0 women do as of 2017.

be 93.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 50.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Denmark, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

have 66.0% fewer children


In Congo, Republic of the, there are approximately 32.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Denmark, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 76.7% more likely to have access to electricity


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 57% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Denmark, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 11.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 8.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Denmark, about 97.6% do as of 2018.

be 19.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Congo, Republic of the, approximately 84% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 56% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Denmark, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 65.2% more on education


Congo, Republic of the spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education as of 2014.

Geography

see 43.3 times more coastline


Congo, Republic of the has a total of 169 km of coastline. In Denmark, that number is 7,314 km.

Denmark: At a glance

Denmark is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,434 sq km. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

How big is Denmark compared to Congo, Republic of the? 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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