Quality of life comparison
If you lived in India instead of Cambodia, you would:
live 3.4 years less
In Cambodia, the average life expectancy is 71 years (69 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022. In India, that number is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2022.
make 45.2% more money
Cambodia has a GDP per capita of $4,200 as of 2020, while in India, the GDP per capita is $6,100 as of 2020.
be 28.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Cambodia, 0.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In India, that number is 8.5% as of 2017.
be 32.7% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Cambodia, 16.5% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In India, however, that number is 21.9% as of 2011.
pay a 77.7% higher top tax rate
Cambodia has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In India, the top tax rate is 35.5% as of 2016.
have 12.8% fewer children
In Cambodia, there are approximately 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In India, there are 16.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 32.0% more likely to have access to electricity
In Cambodia, approximately 75% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas) as of 2019. In India, that number is 99% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 30.3% more likely to have internet access
In Cambodia, approximately 33.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In India, about 43.0% do as of 2020.
be 12.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Cambodia, approximately 85% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas) as of 2020. In India, that number is 96% of people on average (97% in urban areas, and 95% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 57.1% less on healthcare
Cambodia spends 7.0% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In India, that number is 3.0% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 59.1% more on education
Cambodia spends 2.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. India spends 3.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 15.8 times more coastline
Cambodia has a total of 443 km of coastline. In India, that number is 7,000 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of Taxation, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
India: At a glance
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