Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Kazakhstan, you would:
be 81.4% less likely to be obese
In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 6.1 years less
In Kazakhstan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Cambodia, that number is 66 years (63 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020.
be 94.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Kazakhstan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
make 84.8% less money
Kazakhstan has a GDP per capita of $26,300 as of 2017, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,000 as of 2017.
be 6.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Kazakhstan, 2.6% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
pay a 100.0% higher top tax rate
Kazakhstan has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
have 29.9% more children
In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cambodia, there are 21.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 16.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Kazakhstan, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 19.3% less likely to be literate
In Kazakhstan, the literacy rate is 99.8% as of 2015. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 2.4 times more likely to die during infancy
In Kazakhstan, approximately 17.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cambodia, on the other hand, 43.7 children do as of 2020.
be 50.2% less likely to have access to electricity
In Kazakhstan, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Cambodia, 50% of the population do as of 2017.
be 49.3% less likely to have internet access
In Kazakhstan, approximately 78.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cambodia, about 40.0% do as of 2018.
be 17.6% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Kazakhstan, approximately 97% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 94% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 80% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 32.1% less on education
Kazakhstan spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Cambodia spends 1.9% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of Taxation, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Cambodia: At a glance
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