Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Sri Lanka instead of Romania, you would:
live 1.5 years longer
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Sri Lanka, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 76.9% less likely to be obese
In Romania, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Sri Lanka, that number is 5.2% of people as of 2016.
be 10.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Sri Lanka, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
be 70.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Romania, 22.4% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Sri Lanka, however, that number is 6.7% as of 2012.
make 47.6% less money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in Sri Lanka, the GDP per capita is $12,900 as of 2017.
be 10.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Sri Lanka, on the other hand, 7.8 children do as of 2020.
have 67.1% more children
In Romania, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Sri Lanka, there are 14.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 89.5% more likely to die during childbirth
In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Sri Lanka, 36.0 women do as of 2017.
be 51.7% less likely to have internet access
In Romania, approximately 70.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Sri Lanka, about 34.1% do as of 2018.
see 6.0 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 km of coastline. In Sri Lanka, that number is 1,340 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Sri Lanka: At a glance
How big is Sri Lanka compared to Romania? See an in-depth size comparison.