Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Barbados, you would:
be 54.5% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Barbados, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 0.5% of people as of 2020.
be 83.1% less likely to be obese
In Barbados, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 7.9 years less
In Barbados, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 81 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 97.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Barbados, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
pay a 40.3% lower top tax rate
Barbados has a top tax rate of 33.5% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
make 67.4% less money
Barbados has a GDP per capita of $12,900 as of 2020, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
have 78.1% more children
In Barbados, there are approximately 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Cambodia, there are 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 5.9 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Barbados, approximately 27.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 19.2% less likely to be literate
In Barbados, the literacy rate is 99.6% as of 2014. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 3.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Barbados, approximately 9.6 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cambodia, on the other hand, 29.6 children do as of 2022.
be 25.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Barbados, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Cambodia, 75% of the population do as of 2019.
be 59.8% less likely to have internet access
In Barbados, approximately 82.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Cambodia, about 33.0% do as of 2019.
be 13.9% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Barbados, approximately 99% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2020. In Cambodia, 85% of people do as of 2020.
spend 48.8% less on education
Barbados spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Cambodia spends 2.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 11.1% more on healthcare
Barbados spends 6.3% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 7.0% of GDP as of 2019.
see 4.6 times more coastline
Barbados has a total of 97 km of coastline. In Cambodia, that number is 443 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Barbados, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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