Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Barbados, you would:
be 72.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Barbados, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2019. In Vietnam, that number is 0.3% of people as of 2020.
be 90.9% less likely to be obese
In Barbados, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 3.0 years less
In Barbados, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In Vietnam, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 69.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Barbados, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 3.1% as of 2018.
make 36.4% less money
Barbados has a GDP per capita of $12,900 as of 2020, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $8,200 as of 2020.
have 44.9% more children
In Barbados, there are approximately 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Vietnam, there are 15.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 59.3% more likely to die during childbirth
In Barbados, approximately 27.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 53.6% 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 Vietnam, on the other hand, 14.8 children do as of 2022.
be 14.6% less likely to have internet access
In Barbados, approximately 82.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Vietnam, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
spend 15.9% less on healthcare
Barbados spends 6.3% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Vietnam, that number is 5.3% of GDP as of 2019.
see 35.5 times more coastline
Barbados has a total of 97 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
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