Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Portugal, you would:
be 81.3% less likely to be obese
In Portugal, 20.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 15.2 years less
In Portugal, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Cambodia, that number is 66 years (63 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020.
be 96.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Portugal, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
be 13.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Portugal, 19.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
pay a 64.6% lower top tax rate
Portugal has a top tax rate of 56.5% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
make 86.9% less money
Portugal has a GDP per capita of $30,500 as of 2017, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,000 as of 2017.
have 2.6 times more children
In Portugal, there are approximately 8.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cambodia, there are 21.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 20.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Portugal, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.2% less likely to be literate
In Portugal, the literacy rate is 96.1% as of 2018. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 16.8 times more likely to die during infancy
In Portugal, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cambodia, on the other hand, 43.7 children do as of 2020.
be 50.2% less likely to have access to electricity
In Portugal, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Cambodia, 50% of the population do as of 2017.
be 46.4% less likely to have internet access
In Portugal, approximately 74.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cambodia, about 40.0% do as of 2018.
be 19.7% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Portugal, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 80% of people on average (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 61.2% less on education
Portugal spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Cambodia spends 1.9% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
see 75.3% less coastline
Portugal has a total of 1,793 km of coastline. In Cambodia, that number is 443 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of Taxation, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira.
Cambodia: At a glance
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