Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Egypt, you would:
be 93.4% less likely to be obese
In Egypt, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
be 82.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Egypt, 12.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 71.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Egypt, 27.8% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
make 45.7% less money
Egypt has a GDP per capita of $12,700 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
pay a 55.6% higher top tax rate
Egypt has a top tax rate of 22.5% as of 2016. In Vietnam, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
be 33.4% more likely to be literate
In Egypt, the literacy rate is 71.2% as of 2017. In Vietnam, it is 95.0% as of 2018.
be 16.2% more likely to die during childbirth
In Egypt, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
have 46.7% fewer children
In Egypt, there are approximately 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 49.9% more likely to have internet access
In Egypt, approximately 46.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
see 40.6% more coastline
Egypt has a total of 2,450 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Vietnam: At a glance
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