Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of American Samoa, you would:
be 92.6% less likely to be unemployed
In American Samoa, 29.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2005. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
make 38.4% less money
American Samoa has a GDP per capita of $11,200 as of 2016, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
be 58.6% more likely to die during infancy
In American Samoa, approximately 9.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Vietnam, on the other hand, 15.7 children do as of 2020.
have 18.5% fewer children
In American Samoa, there are approximately 17.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 67.8% 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 Vietnam, that number is 99% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access
In American Samoa, approximately 31.3% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
see 29.7 times more coastline
American Samoa has a total of 116 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Vietnam: At a glance
How big is Vietnam compared to American Samoa? See an in-depth size comparison.