Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 28.0 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 Monaco, that number is 89 years (85 years for men, 93 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 17.0 times more money


Congo, Republic of the has a GDP per capita of $6,800 as of 2017, while in Monaco, the GDP per capita is $115,700 as of 2015.

be 94.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Congo, Republic of the, 36.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Monaco, that number is 2.0% as of 2012.

Life

be 96.3% 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 Monaco, on the other hand, 1.9 children do as of 2020.

have 80.4% fewer children


In Congo, Republic of the, there are approximately 32.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Monaco, there are 6.4 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 Monaco, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 11.2 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 Monaco, about 97.0% 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 as of 2017. In Monaco, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 67.4% less on education


Congo, Republic of the spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Monaco spends 1.5% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 97.6% less coastline


Congo, Republic of the has a total of 169 km of coastline. In Monaco, that number is 4 km.

Monaco: At a glance

Monaco is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2 sq km. The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling GRIMALDI family first seized temporary control in 1297, and again in 1331, but were not able to permanently secure their holding until 1419. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist and recreation center.

How big is Monaco 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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