Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 87.2% less likely to be obese


In Tuvalu, 51.6% of adults are obese. In Sudan, that number is 6.6% of people.

live 2.5 years less


In Tuvalu, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women). In Sudan, that number is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women).

Economy

make 21.1% more money


Tuvalu has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Sudan, the GDP per capita is $4,600.

be 76.8% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Tuvalu, 26.3% live below the poverty line. In Sudan, however, that number is 46.5%.

Life

have 17.7% more children


In Tuvalu, there are approximately 23.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Sudan, there are 27.9 babies per 1,000 people.

be 68.3% more likely to die during infancy


In Tuvalu, approximately 29.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Sudan, on the other hand, 48.8 children do.

Basic Needs

be 22.2% less likely to have access to electricity


In Tuvalu, 45% of people have electricity access (57% in urban areas, and 32% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 35% of people on average (63% in urban areas, and 21% in rural areas).

be 39.1% less likely to have internet access


In Tuvalu, approximately 46.0% of the population has internet access. In Sudan, about 28.0% do.

be 43.2% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Tuvalu, approximately 98% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 97% in rural areas). In Sudan, that number is 56% of people on average (66% in urban areas, and 50% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 49.1% less on healthcare


Tuvalu spends 16.5% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Sudan, that number is 8.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 35.5 times more coastline


Tuvalu has a total of 24 km of coastline. In Sudan, that number is 853 km.

Sudan: At a glance

How big is Sudan compared to Tuvalu? 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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