Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Palau, you would:
be 96.2% less likely to be obese
In Palau, 55.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
be 67.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Palau, 24.9% live below the poverty line as of 2006. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
make 53.1% less money
Palau has a GDP per capita of $14,700 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
be 29.4% more likely to be unemployed
In Palau, 1.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
have 28.3% more children
In Palau, there are approximately 11.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 60.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Palau, approximately 9.8 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 95.4% more likely to have internet access
In Palau, approximately 36.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
see 2.3 times more coastline
Palau has a total of 1,519 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Vietnam: At a glance
How big is Vietnam compared to Palau? See an in-depth size comparison.