Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Romania, you would:
be 90.7% less likely to be obese
In Romania, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
live 1.6 years less
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 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 55.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 64.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Romania, 22.4% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
make 72.0% less money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In Vietnam, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 70.6% more children
In Romania, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 80.5% more likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 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 83.9% more on education
Romania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Vietnam spends 5.7% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 15.3 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF), General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance.
Vietnam: At a glance
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