Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Paraguay, you would:
be 89.7% less likely to be obese
In Paraguay, 20.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 3.5 years less
In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 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 61.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 64.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Paraguay, 22.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
make 46.1% less money
Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
be 48.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Paraguay, approximately 84.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
have 12.7% fewer children
In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 67.6% more on education
Paraguay spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Vietnam spends 5.7% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Vietnam: At a glance
How big is Vietnam compared to Paraguay? See an in-depth size comparison.