Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Sudan instead of Seychelles, you would:

Health

be 52.9% less likely to be obese


In Seychelles, 14.0% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 10.5 years less


In Seychelles, the average life expectancy is 75 years (70 years for men, 80 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

make 84.1% less money


Seychelles has a GDP per capita of $28,900, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 4.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Seychelles, 4.1% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 18.3% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Seychelles, 39.3% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

Life

be 17.3% less likely to be literate


In Seychelles, the literacy rate is 91.8%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

have 2.0 times more children


In Seychelles, there are approximately 13.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 4.9 times more likely to die during infancy


In Seychelles, approximately 10.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 63.9% less likely to have access to electricity


In Seychelles, 97% of people have electricity access (97% in urban areas, and 97% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 50.4% less likely to have internet access


In Seychelles, approximately 56.5% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 42.0% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Seychelles, approximately 96% of people have improved drinking water access (96% in urban areas, and 96% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 38.9% less on education


Seychelles spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 2.5 times more on healthcare


Seychelles spends 3.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 73.7% more coastline


Seychelles has a total of 491 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Seychelles? 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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