[Prog][Quotation] Ratio of High-Level-Language Statements to Equivalent Assembly Code

Language                     Ratio
-----------------------------------------------------------
Assembler                    1 to 1
Ada                          1 to 4.5
Quick/Turbo Basic            1 to 5
C                            1 to 2.5
Fortran                      1 to 3
Pascal                       1 to 3.5

< Source : Applied Software Measurement (Jones 1991) >

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