Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Guatemala, you would:
be 69.8% less likely to be obese
In Guatemala, 21.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 2.8 years less
In Guatemala, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 75 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 71.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Guatemala, 59.3% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Philippines, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2018.
be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Guatemala, 2.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Philippines, that number is 5.1% as of 2019.
pay a 4.6 times higher top tax rate
Guatemala has a top tax rate of 7.0% as of 2016. In Philippines, the top tax rate is 32.0% as of 2016.
be 19.2% more likely to be literate
In Guatemala, the literacy rate is 80.8% as of 2018. In Philippines, it is 96.3% as of 2019.
be 15.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Guatemala, approximately 26.2 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.
be 27.4% more likely to die during childbirth
In Guatemala, approximately 95.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 33.9% less on healthcare
Guatemala spends 6.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Philippines, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 90.7 times more coastline
Guatemala has a total of 400 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, Superintendence of the Tax Administration.
Philippines: At a glance
How big is Philippines compared to Guatemala? See an in-depth size comparison.