If you lived in Gibraltar instead of Cambodia, you would:


live 9.8 years longer

In Cambodia, the average life expectancy is 71 years (69 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022. In Gibraltar, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022.


make 13.7 times more money

Cambodia has a GDP per capita of $4,500 as of 2022, while in Gibraltar, the GDP per capita is $61,700 as of 2014.

be 4.3 times more likely to be unemployed

In Cambodia, 0.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2022. In Gibraltar, that number is 1.0% as of 2016.


be 78.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Cambodia, approximately 29.6 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Gibraltar, on the other hand, 6.2 children do as of 2022.

have 24.7% fewer children

In Cambodia, there are approximately 18.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2024. In Gibraltar, there are 13.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2024.

Basic Needs

be 21.2% more likely to have access to electricity

In Cambodia, approximately 82% of the population has electricity access as of 2021. In Gibraltar, 100% of the population do as of 2021.

be 57.3% more likely to have internet access

In Cambodia, approximately 60.0% of the population has internet access as of 2021. In Gibraltar, about 94.4% do as of 2021.

be 17.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Cambodia, approximately 85% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2020. In Gibraltar, 100% of people do as of 2020.


see 97.3% less coastline

Cambodia has a total of 443 km of coastline. In Gibraltar, that number is 12 km.

The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Gibraltar: At a glance

Gibraltar is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 6 sq km. Strategically important, Gibraltar was reluctantly ceded to Great Britain by Spain in the 1713 Treaty of Utrecht; the British garrison was formally declared a colony in 1830. In a referendum held in 1967, Gibraltarians voted overwhelmingly to remain a British dependency. The subsequent granting of autonomy in 1969 by the UK led to Spain closing the border and severing all communication links. Between 1997 and 2002, the UK and Spain held a series of talks on establishing temporary joint sovereignty over Gibraltar. In response to these talks, the Gibraltar Government called a referendum in late 2002 in which the majority of citizens voted overwhelmingly against any sharing of sovereignty with Spain. Since late 2004, Spain, the UK, and Gibraltar have held tripartite talks with the aim of cooperatively resolving problems that affect the local population, and work continues on cooperation agreements in areas such as taxation and financial services; communications and maritime security; policy, legal and customs services; environmental protection; and education and visa services. Throughout 2009, a dispute over Gibraltar's claim to territorial waters extending out three miles gave rise to periodic non-violent maritime confrontations between Spanish and UK naval patrols and in 2013, the British reported a record number of entries by Spanish vessels into waters claimed by Gibraltar following a dispute over Gibraltar's creation of an artificial reef in those waters. A new noncolonial constitution came into effect in 2007, and the European Court of First Instance recognized Gibraltar's right to regulate its own tax regime in December 2008. The UK retains responsibility for defense, foreign relations, internal security, and financial stability.
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