Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Netherlands, you would:
be 89.7% less likely to be obese
In Netherlands, 20.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 7.3 years less
In Netherlands, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 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 55.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Netherlands, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
pay a 32.7% lower top tax rate
Netherlands has a top tax rate of 52.0% as of 2016. In Vietnam, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 87.2% less money
Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $53,900 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
have 31.8% more children
In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 8.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Netherlands, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 4.5 times more likely to die during infancy
In Netherlands, approximately 3.5 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 25.7% less likely to have internet access
In Netherlands, approximately 94.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
see 7.6 times more coastline
Netherlands has a total of 451 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Tax and Customs Administration - Belastingdienst, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance.
Vietnam: At a glance
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