Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 92.3% 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 Singapore, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2018.

live 24.7 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 Singapore, that number is 86 years (83 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2020.

be 36.5% less likely to be obese


In Congo, Republic of the, 9.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 13.8 times more money


Congo, Republic of the has a GDP per capita of $6,800 as of 2017, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $94,100 as of 2017.

be 93.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Congo, Republic of the, 36.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.

Life

be 97.9% 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 Singapore, 8.0 women do as of 2017.

be 21.2% more likely to be literate


In Congo, Republic of the, the literacy rate is 80.3% as of 2018. In Singapore, it is 97.3% as of 2018.

be 95.5% 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 Singapore, on the other hand, 2.3 children do as of 2020.

have 72.7% fewer children


In Congo, Republic of the, there are approximately 32.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Singapore, there are 8.9 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 Singapore, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 10.2 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 Singapore, about 88.2% 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 Singapore, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 37.0% less on education


Congo, Republic of the spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Singapore spends 2.9% of total GDP on education as of 2013.

Geography

see 14.2% more coastline


Congo, Republic of the has a total of 169 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.

How big is Singapore 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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