Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Kenya instead of Philippines, you would:
be 47.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Philippines, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Kenya, that number is 4.7% of people as of 2018.
live 1.0 years less
In Philippines, the average life expectancy is 70 years (66 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020. In Kenya, that number is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020.
be 10.9% more likely to be obese
In Philippines, 6.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Kenya, that number is 7.1% of people as of 2016.
make 58.3% less money
Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,400 as of 2017, while in Kenya, the GDP per capita is $3,500 as of 2017.
be 7.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Philippines, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Kenya, that number is 40.0% as of 2013.
be 67.1% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Philippines, 21.6% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Kenya, however, that number is 36.1% as of 2016.
have 18.8% more children
In Philippines, there are approximately 22.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Kenya, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Philippines, approximately 121.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Kenya, 342.0 women do as of 2017.
be 17.0% less likely to be literate
In Philippines, the literacy rate is 98.2% as of 2015. In Kenya, it is 81.5% as of 2018.
be 49.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Philippines, approximately 20.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Kenya, on the other hand, 29.8 children do as of 2020.
be 36.4% less likely to have access to electricity
In Philippines, approximately 88% of people have electricity access (98% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Kenya, that number is 56% of people on average (78% in urban areas, and 39% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 70.3% less likely to have internet access
In Philippines, approximately 60.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Kenya, about 17.8% do as of 2018.
be 28.7% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Philippines, approximately 95% of people have improved drinking water access (98% in urban areas, and 93% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Kenya, that number is 68% of people on average (89% in urban areas, and 60% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 92.6% more on education
Philippines spends 2.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2009. Kenya spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 98.5% less coastline
Philippines has a total of 36,289 km of coastline. In Kenya, that number is 536 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Kenya: At a glance
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