Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Tanzania, you would:
be 91.3% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Tanzania, 4.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Ecuador, that number is 0.4% of people as of 2018.
live 13.6 years longer
In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 years for women) as of 2020. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 2.4 times more likely to be obese
In Tanzania, 8.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 3.6 times more money
Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.
be 55.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
pay a 16.7% higher top tax rate
Tanzania has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Ecuador, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
be 88.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tanzania, approximately 524.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 19.1% more likely to be literate
In Tanzania, the literacy rate is 77.9% as of 2015. In Ecuador, it is 92.8% as of 2017.
be 58.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ecuador, on the other hand, 15.0 children do as of 2020.
have 50.9% fewer children
In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ecuador, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.0 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Tanzania, approximately 33% of people have electricity access (65% in urban areas, and 17% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2016.
be 2.3 times more likely to have internet access
In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ecuador, about 57.3% do as of 2018.
be 37.8% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Tanzania, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access (92% in urban areas, and 56% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 94% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 84% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 47.1% more on education
Tanzania spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. Ecuador spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
see 57.1% more coastline
Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In Ecuador, that number is 2,237 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tanzania Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Servicio de Rentas Internas del Ecuador.
Ecuador: At a glance
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