Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Serbia, you would:
be 81.9% less likely to be obese
In Serbia, 21.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 10.4 years less
In Serbia, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 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 97.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Serbia, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
make 73.5% less money
Serbia has a GDP per capita of $15,100 as of 2017, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,000 as of 2017.
be 85.4% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Serbia, 8.9% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
pay a 33.3% higher top tax rate
Serbia has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2017. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
have 2.4 times more children
In Serbia, there are approximately 8.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cambodia, there are 21.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 13.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Serbia, approximately 12.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 18.1% less likely to be literate
In Serbia, the literacy rate is 98.3% as of 2016. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 7.8 times more likely to die during infancy
In Serbia, approximately 5.6 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 Serbia, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Cambodia, 50% of the population do as of 2017.
be 45.5% less likely to have internet access
In Serbia, approximately 73.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cambodia, about 40.0% do as of 2018.
be 19.1% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Serbia, approximately 99% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 99% 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 52.5% less on education
Serbia spends 4.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Cambodia spends 1.9% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Serbia, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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