Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Andorra instead of Uganda, you would:

Health

live 27.0 years longer


In Uganda, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 years for women). In Andorra, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 4.8 times more likely to be obese


In Uganda, 5.3% of adults are obese. In Andorra, that number is 25.6% of people.

Economy

make 20.8 times more money


Uganda has a GDP per capita of $2,400, while in Andorra, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 60.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Uganda, 9.4% of adults are unemployed. In Andorra, that number is 3.7%.

Life

be 27.6% more likely to be literate


In Uganda, the literacy rate is 78.4%. In Andorra, it is 100.0%.

be 93.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Uganda, approximately 56.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Andorra, on the other hand, 3.6 children do.

have 82.5% less children


In Uganda, there are approximately 42.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Andorra, there are 7.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 4.5 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Uganda, 22% of the population has electricity access. In Andorra, 100% of the population do.

be 2.1 times more likely to have internet access


In Uganda, approximately 45.9% of the population has internet access. In Andorra, about 97.9% do.

be 26.6% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Uganda, approximately 79% of people have improved drinking water access (96% in urban areas, and 76% in rural areas). In Andorra, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 43.5% more on education


Uganda spends 2.3% of its total GDP on education. Andorra spends 3.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 12.5% more on healthcare


Uganda spends 7.2% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Andorra, that number is 8.1% of GDP.

Andorra: At a glance

Andorra is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 468 sq km. The landlocked Principality of Andorra is one of the smallest states in Europe, nestled high in the Pyrenees between the French and Spanish borders. For 715 years, from 1278 to 1993, Andorrans lived under a unique co-principality, ruled by French and Spanish leaders (from 1607 onward, the French chief of state and the Bishop of Urgell). In 1993, this feudal system was modified with the introduction of a modern, constitution; the co-princes remained as titular heads of state, but the government transformed into a parliamentary democracy. Andorra has become a popular tourist destination visited by approximately ten million people each year drawn by the winter sports, summer climate, and duty-free shopping. Andorra has also become a wealthy international commercial center because of its mature banking sector and low taxes. As part of its effort to modernize its economy, Andorra has opened to foreign investment, and engaged in other reforms, such as advancing tax initiatives aimed at supporting a broader infrastructure. Although not a member of the European Union (EU), Andorra enjoys a special relationship with the EU and uses the euro as its national currency.

How big is Andorra compared to Uganda? 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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