Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Belarus, you would:
live 1.2 years longer
In Belarus, the average life expectancy is 74 years (69 years for men, 80 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 91.4% less likely to be obese
In Belarus, 24.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
make 57.1% less money
Belarus has a GDP per capita of $19,100 as of 2020, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $8,200 as of 2020.
be 3.9 times more likely to be unemployed
In Belarus, 0.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 3.1% as of 2018.
be 34.0% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Belarus, 5.0% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Vietnam, however, that number is 6.7% as of 2018.
pay a 2.7 times higher top tax rate
Belarus has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2017. In Vietnam, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 72.8% more children
In Belarus, there are approximately 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Vietnam, there are 15.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 21.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Belarus, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 4.5 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 Vietnam, on the other hand, 14.8 children do as of 2022.
be 17.6% less likely to have internet access
In Belarus, approximately 85.0% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Vietnam, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
spend 18.0% less on education
Belarus spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Vietnam spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 10.2% less on healthcare
Belarus spends 5.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Vietnam, that number is 5.3% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance, Ministry for Taxes and Levies of the Republic of Belarus.
Vietnam: At a glance
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