Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Thailand instead of Djibouti, you would:
live 10.9 years longer
In Djibouti, the average life expectancy is 65 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women) as of 2020. In Thailand, that number is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.
be 25.9% less likely to be obese
In Djibouti, 13.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Thailand, that number is 10.0% of people as of 2016.
make 5.0 times more money
Djibouti has a GDP per capita of $3,600 as of 2017, while in Thailand, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2017.
be 98.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Djibouti, 40.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Thailand, that number is 0.7% as of 2017.
be 68.7% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Djibouti, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Thailand, however, that number is 7.2% as of 2015.
be 85.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Djibouti, approximately 248.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Thailand, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 79.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Djibouti, approximately 41.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Thailand, on the other hand, 8.6 children do as of 2020.
have 52.9% fewer children
In Djibouti, there are approximately 22.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Thailand, there are 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 93.1% more likely to have access to electricity
In Djibouti, approximately 52% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Thailand, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 10.7% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Djibouti, approximately 90% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 59% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Thailand, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
see 10.3 times more coastline
Djibouti has a total of 314 km of coastline. In Thailand, that number is 3,219 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Thailand: At a glance
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