Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Philippines, you would:
be 39.1% less likely to be obese
In Philippines, 6.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
be 94.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Philippines, 5.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
pay a 37.5% lower top tax rate
Philippines has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
make 47.5% less money
Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,000 as of 2020, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,200 as of 2020.
be 32.2% more likely to die during childbirth
In Philippines, approximately 121.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.4% less likely to be literate
In Philippines, the literacy rate is 96.3% as of 2019. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 33.1% more likely to die during infancy
In Philippines, approximately 22.2 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.
have 13.4% fewer children
In Philippines, there are approximately 22.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Cambodia, there are 19.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 21.9% less likely to have access to electricity
In Philippines, approximately 96% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 93% in rural areas) as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 75% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 34.0% less likely to have internet access
In Philippines, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Cambodia, about 33.0% do as of 2019.
be 12.3% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Philippines, approximately 97% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 95% 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 31.2% less on education
Philippines spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Cambodia spends 2.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 70.7% more on healthcare
Philippines spends 4.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Cambodia, that number is 7.0% of GDP as of 2019.
see 98.8% less coastline
Philippines has a total of 36,289 km of coastline. In Cambodia, that number is 443 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Bureau of Internal Revenue, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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