Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Colombia, you would:
be 90.6% less likely to be obese
In Colombia, 22.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 2.2 years less
In Colombia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Vietnam, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.
be 76.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Colombia, 9.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 71.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Colombia, 28.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
make 52.1% less money
Colombia has a GDP per capita of $14,400 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
be 48.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Colombia, approximately 83.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 27.6% more likely to die during infancy
In Colombia, approximately 12.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Vietnam, on the other hand, 15.7 children do as of 2020.
be 13.0% more likely to have internet access
In Colombia, approximately 62.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
spend 26.7% more on education
Colombia spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Vietnam spends 5.7% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Vietnam: At a glance
How big is Vietnam compared to Colombia? See an in-depth size comparison.