Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Mongolia, you would:
be 81.1% less likely to be obese
In Mongolia, 20.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 0.7 years less
In Mongolia, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 76 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 96.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Mongolia, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
be 41.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mongolia, 28.4% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
make 63.5% less money
Mongolia has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2020, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
pay a 100.0% higher top tax rate
Mongolia has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
have 21.8% more children
In Mongolia, there are approximately 15.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Cambodia, there are 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Mongolia, approximately 45.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 18.9% less likely to be literate
In Mongolia, the literacy rate is 99.2% as of 2020. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 46.6% more likely to die during infancy
In Mongolia, approximately 20.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Cambodia, on the other hand, 29.6 children do as of 2022.
be 17.6% less likely to have access to electricity
In Mongolia, approximately 91% of people have electricity access (99% in urban areas, and 73% 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 47.6% less likely to have internet access
In Mongolia, approximately 63.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Cambodia, about 33.0% do as of 2019.
spend 55.1% less on education
Mongolia spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Cambodia spends 2.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 84.2% more on healthcare
Mongolia spends 3.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 7.0% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of National Taxation, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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