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 2.0 years less
In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Vietnam, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 45.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Vietnam, that number is 3.1% as of 2018.
be 73.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Ecuador, 25.0% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Vietnam, however, that number is 6.7% as of 2018.
make 20.4% less money
Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $10,300 as of 2020, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $8,200 as of 2020.
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.
be 18.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Ecuador, approximately 18.1 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Vietnam, on the other hand, 14.8 children do as of 2022.
spend 32.1% less on healthcare
Ecuador spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Vietnam, that number is 5.3% of GDP as of 2019.
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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