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 4.9 years less
In Mongolia, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 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 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 44.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mongolia, 29.6% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
make 70.8% less money
Mongolia has a GDP per capita of $13,700 as of 2018, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,000 as of 2017.
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 28.3% more children
In Mongolia, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cambodia, there are 21.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
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 18.2% less likely to be literate
In Mongolia, the literacy rate is 98.4% as of 2018. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In Mongolia, approximately 19.2 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 68.7% more likely to have internet access
In Mongolia, approximately 23.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cambodia, about 40.0% do as of 2018.
be 39.1% less likely to have access to electricity
In Mongolia, approximately 82% of people have electricity access (96% in urban areas, and 44% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 50% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 36% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 53.7% less on education
Mongolia spends 4.1% 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 National Taxation, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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