Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Fiji, you would:
be 78.8% less likely to be obese
In Fiji, 30.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 3.7 years less
In Fiji, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Philippines, that number is 70 years (66 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020.
be 30.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Fiji, 31.0% live below the poverty line as of 2009. In Philippines, however, that number is 21.6% as of 2017.
make 14.3% less money
Fiji has a GDP per capita of $9,800 as of 2017, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,400 as of 2017.
be 26.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Fiji, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Philippines, that number is 5.7% as of 2017.
pay a 60.0% higher top tax rate
Fiji has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Philippines, the top tax rate is 32.0% as of 2016.
have 31.6% more children
In Fiji, there are approximately 17.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Philippines, there are 22.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Fiji, approximately 34.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In Fiji, approximately 8.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Philippines, on the other hand, 20.0 children do as of 2020.
be 20.2% more likely to have internet access
In Fiji, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Philippines, about 60.0% do as of 2018.
be 10.8% less likely to have access to electricity
In Fiji, approximately 99% of people have electricity access (99% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 88% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 30.8% less on education
Fiji spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Philippines spends 2.7% of total GDP on education as of 2009.
see 32.1 times more coastline
Fiji has a total of 1,129 km of coastline. In Philippines, that number is 36,289 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority.
Philippines: At a glance
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