Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Thailand instead of Australia, you would:
be 65.5% less likely to be obese
In Australia, 29.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Thailand, that number is 10.0% of people as of 2016.
be 11.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Australia, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Thailand, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2018.
live 7.1 years less
In Australia, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Thailand, that number is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.
be 87.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Thailand, that number is 0.7% as of 2017.
pay a 22.2% lower top tax rate
Australia has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Thailand, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 64.5% less money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in Thailand, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2017.
be 6.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Australia, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Thailand, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.8 times more likely to die during infancy
In Australia, approximately 3.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Thailand, on the other hand, 8.6 children do as of 2020.
have 13.7% fewer children
In Australia, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Thailand, there are 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 34.4% less likely to have internet access
In Australia, approximately 86.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Thailand, about 56.8% do as of 2018.
spend 22.6% less on education
Australia spends 5.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Thailand spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 87.5% less coastline
Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Thailand, that number is 3,219 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, The Revenue Department, Government of Thailand.
Thailand: At a glance
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