Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Belarus, you would:
be 84.1% less likely to be obese
In Belarus, 24.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 3.6 years less
In Belarus, the average life expectancy is 74 years (69 years for men, 80 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 62.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Belarus, 0.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
make 78.0% less money
Belarus has a GDP per capita of $19,100 as of 2020, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 3.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Belarus, 5.0% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
pay a 53.8% higher top tax rate
Belarus has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2017. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
have 2.1 times more children
In Belarus, there are approximately 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Cambodia, there are 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 80.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Belarus, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 19.4% less likely to be literate
In Belarus, the literacy rate is 99.9% as of 2019. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 9.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In Belarus, approximately 3.3 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 25.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Belarus, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Cambodia, 75% of the population do as of 2019.
be 61.2% less likely to have internet access
In Belarus, approximately 85.0% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Cambodia, about 33.0% do as of 2019.
be 14.8% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Belarus, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Cambodia, that number is 85% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 56.0% less on education
Belarus spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Cambodia spends 2.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 18.6% more on healthcare
Belarus spends 5.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 7.0% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry for Taxes and Levies of the Republic of Belarus, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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