Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Singapore, you would:
be 36.1% less likely to be obese
In Singapore, 6.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 20.1 years less
In Singapore, the average life expectancy is 86 years (83 years for men, 89 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 86.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Singapore, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
make 95.7% less money
Singapore has a GDP per capita of $94,100 as of 2017, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,000 as of 2017.
have 2.4 times more children
In Singapore, there are approximately 8.9 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 Singapore, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 17.3% less likely to be literate
In Singapore, the literacy rate is 97.3% as of 2018. In Cambodia, it is 80.5% as of 2015.
be 19.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In Singapore, approximately 2.3 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 Singapore, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Cambodia, 50% of the population do as of 2017.
be 54.6% less likely to have internet access
In Singapore, approximately 88.2% 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 Singapore, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Cambodia, 80% of people do as of 2017.
spend 34.5% less on education
Singapore spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Cambodia spends 1.9% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
see 2.3 times more coastline
Singapore has a total of 193 km of coastline. In Cambodia, that number is 443 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Cambodia: At a glance
How big is Cambodia compared to Singapore? See an in-depth size comparison.