Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Lebanon, you would:
be 93.4% less likely to be obese
In Lebanon, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 3.9 years less
In Lebanon, the average life expectancy is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Vietnam, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.
be 77.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Lebanon, 9.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2007. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 72.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Lebanon, 28.6% live below the poverty line as of 2004. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
make 64.8% less money
Lebanon has a GDP per capita of $19,600 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
pay a 75.0% higher top tax rate
Lebanon has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Vietnam, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
be 48.3% more likely to die during childbirth
In Lebanon, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In Lebanon, approximately 6.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Vietnam, on the other hand, 15.7 children do as of 2020.
be 10.0% less likely to have internet access
In Lebanon, approximately 78.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
spend 2.3 times more on education
Lebanon spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Vietnam spends 5.7% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 15.3 times more coastline
Lebanon has a total of 225 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance, Ministry of Finance, Lebanon.
Vietnam: At a glance
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