Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Thailand, you would:
be 63.6% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Thailand, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Ecuador, that number is 0.4% of people as of 2018.
live 1.9 years longer
In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 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 99.0% more likely to be obese
In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 35.8% less money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2017, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.
be 6.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
have 58.9% more children
In Thailand, there are approximately 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ecuador, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 59.5% more likely to die during childbirth
In Thailand, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 74.4% more likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 8.6 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.
spend 22.0% more on education
Thailand spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Ecuador spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
see 30.5% less coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Ecuador, that number is 2,237 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ecuador: At a glance
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