Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Ecuador, you would:
be 89.4% less likely to be obese
In Ecuador, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 3.1 years less
In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 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 52.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
make 40.0% less money
Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
be 27.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Ecuador, approximately 59.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
have 14.7% fewer children
In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 22.8% more likely to have internet access
In Ecuador, approximately 57.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
spend 14.0% more on education
Ecuador spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Vietnam spends 5.7% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 54.0% more coastline
Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Vietnam: At a glance
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