Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of India, you would:
live 3.4 years longer
In India, the average life expectancy is 67 years (65 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2022. In Cambodia, that number is 71 years (69 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022.
be 96.5% less likely to be unemployed
In India, 8.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
be 24.7% less likely to live below the poverty line
In India, 21.9% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
pay a 43.7% lower top tax rate
India has a top tax rate of 35.5% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
make 31.1% less money
India has a GDP per capita of $6,100 as of 2020, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
have 14.7% more children
In India, there are approximately 16.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Cambodia, there are 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 24.2% less likely to have access to electricity
In India, approximately 99% of people have electricity access (99% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 75% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 23.3% less likely to have internet access
In India, approximately 43.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Cambodia, about 33.0% do as of 2019.
be 10.9% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In India, approximately 96% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 95% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Cambodia, that number is 85% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 37.1% less on education
India spends 3.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Cambodia spends 2.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 2.3 times more on healthcare
India spends 3.0% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 7.0% of GDP as of 2019.
see 93.7% less coastline
India has a total of 7,000 km of coastline. In Cambodia, that number is 443 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of Taxation, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
Cambodia: At a glance
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