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

Health

be 93.9% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Republic of the Congo, 3.3% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Singapore, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2020.

live 24.2 years longer

In Republic of the Congo, the average life expectancy is 62 years (61 years for men, 64 years for women) as of 2022. In Singapore, that number is 86 years (84 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2022.

be 36.5% less likely to be obese

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

Economy

make 27.5 times more money

Republic of the Congo has a GDP per capita of $3,400 as of 2020, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $93,400 as of 2020.

be 93.8% less likely to be unemployed

In Republic of the Congo, 36.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2019.

Life

be 97.9% less likely to die during childbirth

In Republic of the Congo, approximately 378.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Singapore, 8.0 women do as of 2017.

be 21.4% more likely to be literate

In Republic of the Congo, the literacy rate is 80.3% as of 2018. In Singapore, it is 97.5% as of 2019.

be 96.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Republic of the Congo, approximately 47.9 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Singapore, on the other hand, 1.6 children do as of 2022.

have 71.6% fewer children

In Republic of the Congo, there are approximately 31.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Singapore, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

Basic Needs

be 38.9% more likely to have access to electricity

In Republic of the Congo, approximately 72% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In Singapore, 100% of the population do as of 2020.

be 10.2 times more likely to have internet access

In Republic of the Congo, approximately 9.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Singapore, about 92.0% do as of 2020.

be 18.8% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Republic of the Congo, approximately 84% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2020. In Singapore, 100% of people do as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 35.9% less on education

Republic of the Congo spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Singapore spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2020.

spend 95.2% more on healthcare

Republic of the Congo spends 2.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Singapore, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.

Geography

see 14.2% more coastline

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


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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