Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Panama, you would:
be 71.8% less likely to be obese
In Panama, 22.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 9.2 years less
In Panama, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Philippines, that number is 70 years (66 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020.
make 66.9% less money
Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400 as of 2017, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,400 as of 2017.
pay a 28.0% higher top tax rate
Panama has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Philippines, the top tax rate is 32.0% as of 2016.
have 33.9% more children
In Panama, there are approximately 17.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Philippines, there are 22.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Panama, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.2 times more likely to die during infancy
In Panama, approximately 9.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Philippines, on the other hand, 20.0 children do as of 2020.
spend 15.6% less on education
Panama spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2011. Philippines spends 2.7% of total GDP on education as of 2009.
see 14.6 times more coastline
Panama has a total of 2,490 km of coastline. In Philippines, that number is 36,289 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Directorate of Revenues, Panama, Bureau of Internal Revenue.
Philippines: At a glance
How big is Philippines compared to Panama? See an in-depth size comparison.