Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Colombia, you would:
be 82.5% less likely to be obese
In Colombia, 22.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 4.2 years less
In Colombia, the average life expectancy is 75 years (71 years for men, 79 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 97.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Colombia, 10.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
be 53.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Colombia, 35.7% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
pay a 39.4% lower top tax rate
Colombia has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
make 68.7% less money
Colombia has a GDP per capita of $13,400 as of 2020, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
have 26.8% more children
In Colombia, there are approximately 15.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Cambodia, there are 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 92.8% more likely to die during childbirth
In Colombia, approximately 83.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 15.8% less likely to be literate
In Colombia, the literacy rate is 95.6% as of 2020. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 2.5 times more likely to die during infancy
In Colombia, approximately 11.7 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 22.7% less likely to have access to electricity
In Colombia, approximately 97% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 86% in rural areas) as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 75% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 52.9% less likely to have internet access
In Colombia, approximately 70.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Cambodia, about 33.0% do as of 2019.
be 12.9% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Colombia, approximately 98% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 88% 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 51.1% less on education
Colombia spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Cambodia spends 2.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 86.2% less coastline
Colombia has a total of 3,208 km of coastline. In Cambodia, that number is 443 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Directorate of National Taxes and Customs (DIAN), General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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