Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of El Salvador, you would:
be 74.0% less likely to be obese
In El Salvador, 24.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 5.2 years less
In El Salvador, the average life expectancy is 75 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In Philippines, that number is 70 years (67 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2022.
be 27.0% less likely to be unemployed
In El Salvador, 7.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Philippines, that number is 5.1% as of 2019.
be 26.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In El Salvador, 22.8% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Philippines, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2018.
have 24.7% more children
In El Salvador, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Philippines, there are 22.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In El Salvador, approximately 46.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
be 83.1% more likely to die during infancy
In El Salvador, approximately 12.1 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Philippines, on the other hand, 22.2 children do as of 2022.
spend 43.1% less on healthcare
El Salvador spends 7.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Philippines, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 118.2 times more coastline
El Salvador has a total of 307 km of coastline. In Philippines, that number is 36,289 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Philippines: At a glance
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