Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of American Samoa, you would:
live 4.7 years less
In American Samoa, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Cambodia, that number is 71 years (69 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022.
be 99.0% less likely to be unemployed
In American Samoa, 29.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2005. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
make 62.5% less money
American Samoa has a GDP per capita of $11,200 as of 2016, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
have 15.5% more children
In American Samoa, there are approximately 16.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Cambodia, there are 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.9 times more likely to die during infancy
In American Samoa, approximately 10.1 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Cambodia, on the other hand, 29.6 children do as of 2022.
be 27.1% more likely to have access to electricity
In American Samoa, approximately 59% of people have electricity access (60% in urban areas, and 45% in rural areas) as of 2012. In Cambodia, that number is 75% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 14.7% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In American Samoa, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2020. In Cambodia, 85% of people do as of 2020.
see 3.8 times more coastline
American Samoa has a total of 116 km of coastline. In Cambodia, that number is 443 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Cambodia: At a glance
How big is Cambodia compared to American Samoa? See an in-depth size comparison.