Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Poland, you would:
be 90.9% less likely to be obese
In Poland, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 3.2 years less
In Poland, the average life expectancy is 79 years (75 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Vietnam, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 42.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Poland, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Vietnam, that number is 3.1% as of 2018.
be 56.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Poland, 15.4% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Vietnam, however, that number is 6.7% as of 2018.
make 74.5% less money
Poland has a GDP per capita of $32,200 as of 2020, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $8,200 as of 2020.
have 84.6% more children
In Poland, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Vietnam, there are 15.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 21.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Poland, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 3.5 times more likely to die during infancy
In Poland, approximately 4.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Vietnam, on the other hand, 14.8 children do as of 2022.
be 15.7% less likely to have internet access
In Poland, approximately 83.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Vietnam, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
spend 10.9% less on education
Poland spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Vietnam spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 18.5% less on healthcare
Poland spends 6.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Vietnam, that number is 5.3% of GDP as of 2019.
see 7.8 times more coastline
Poland has a total of 440 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
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