Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Brunei, you would:
be 54.6% less likely to be obese
In Brunei, 14.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 8.2 years less
In Brunei, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In Philippines, that number is 70 years (67 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2022.
be 25.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Brunei, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Philippines, that number is 5.1% as of 2019.
make 87.1% less money
Brunei has a GDP per capita of $62,200 as of 2020, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,000 as of 2020.
have 38.0% more children
In Brunei, there are approximately 16.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Philippines, there are 22.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.9 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Brunei, approximately 31.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to die during infancy
In Brunei, approximately 10.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Philippines, on the other hand, 22.2 children do as of 2022.
be 47.4% less likely to have internet access
In Brunei, approximately 95.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Philippines, about 50.0% do as of 2020.
spend 27.3% less on education
Brunei spends 4.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Philippines spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 86.4% more on healthcare
Brunei spends 2.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Philippines, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 225.4 times more coastline
Brunei has a total of 161 km of coastline. In Philippines, that number is 36,289 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Philippines: At a glance
How big is Philippines compared to Brunei? See an in-depth size comparison.