Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Portugal, you would:
be 89.9% less likely to be obese
In Portugal, 20.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 6.7 years less
In Portugal, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 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 75.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Portugal, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 57.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Portugal, 19.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
pay a 38.1% lower top tax rate
Portugal has a top tax rate of 56.5% as of 2016. In Vietnam, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
make 77.4% less money
Portugal has a GDP per capita of $30,500 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
have 79.0% more children
In Portugal, there are approximately 8.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 5.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Portugal, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 6.0 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 Vietnam, on the other hand, 15.7 children do as of 2020.
spend 16.3% more on education
Portugal spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Vietnam spends 5.7% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 92.1% more coastline
Portugal has a total of 1,793 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira.
Vietnam: At a glance
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