Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Kenya, you would:
be 89.4% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Kenya, 4.7% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Cambodia, that number is 0.5% of people as of 2018.
be 45.1% less likely to be obese
In Kenya, 7.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 3.1 years less
In Kenya, the average life expectancy is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020. In Cambodia, that number is 66 years (63 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020.
make 14.3% more money
Kenya has a GDP per capita of $3,500 as of 2017, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,000 as of 2017.
be 99.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Kenya, 40.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
be 54.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Kenya, 36.1% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
pay a 33.3% lower top tax rate
Kenya has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
be 53.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Kenya, approximately 342.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 46.6% more likely to die during infancy
In Kenya, approximately 29.8 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.
have 21.7% fewer children
In Kenya, there are approximately 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cambodia, there are 21.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access
In Kenya, approximately 17.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cambodia, about 40.0% do as of 2018.
be 18.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Kenya, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access (89% in urban areas, and 60% 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.
be 11.1% less likely to have access to electricity
In Kenya, approximately 56% of people have electricity access (78% in urban areas, and 39% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 50% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 36% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 63.5% less on education
Kenya spends 5.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Cambodia spends 1.9% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
see 17.4% less coastline
Kenya has a total of 536 km of coastline. In Cambodia, that number is 443 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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