Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 53.5% less likely to be obese


In Tajikistan, 14.2% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 3.7 years less


In Tajikistan, the average life expectancy is 68 years (65 years for men, 71 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

make 43.8% more money


Tajikistan has a GDP per capita of $3,200, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 8.2 times more likely to be unemployed


In Tajikistan, 2.4% of adults are unemployed. In Sudan, that number is 19.6%.

be 47.6% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Tajikistan, 31.5% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

spend 15.4% more on taxes


Tajikistan has a top tax rate of 13.0%. In Sudan, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

Life

have 19.7% more children


In Tajikistan, there are approximately 23.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 9.7 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Tajikistan, approximately 32.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Sudan, 311.0 women do.

be 23.9% less likely to be literate


In Tajikistan, the literacy rate is 99.8%. In Sudan, it is 75.9%.

be 53.5% more likely to die during infancy


In Tajikistan, approximately 31.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 36.6% more likely to have internet access


In Tajikistan, approximately 20.5% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 65.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Tajikistan, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Sudan, 35% of the population do.

be 24.8% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Tajikistan, approximately 74% of people have improved drinking water access (93% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 57.7% less on education


Tajikistan spends 5.2% of its total GDP on education. Sudan spends 2.2% of total GDP on education.

spend 21.7% more on healthcare


Tajikistan spends 6.9% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Tajikistan? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: National Center of Legislation under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, The World Factbook, Sudan Chamber of Taxation.

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