Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Netherlands, you would:
be 80.9% less likely to be obese
In Netherlands, 20.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 11.5 years less
In Netherlands, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 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 91.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Netherlands, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
pay a 61.5% lower top tax rate
Netherlands has a top tax rate of 52.0% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
make 92.3% less money
Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $54,200 as of 2020, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 21.3% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Netherlands, 13.6% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
have 75.5% more children
In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Cambodia, there are 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 32.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Netherlands, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 8.7 times more likely to die during infancy
In Netherlands, approximately 3.4 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 25.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Netherlands, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Cambodia, 75% of the population do as of 2019.
be 63.7% less likely to have internet access
In Netherlands, approximately 91.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Cambodia, about 33.0% do as of 2019.
be 14.9% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Netherlands, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Cambodia, that number is 85% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 59.3% less on education
Netherlands spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Cambodia spends 2.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 30.7% less on healthcare
Netherlands spends 10.1% 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, Tax and Customs Administration - Belastingdienst, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
How big is Cambodia compared to Netherlands? See an in-depth size comparison.