Quality of life comparison
If you lived in American Samoa instead of Thailand, you would:
live 0.8 years less
In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In American Samoa, that number is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
make 37.4% less money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2017, while in American Samoa, the GDP per capita is $11,200 as of 2016.
be 42.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In American Samoa, that number is 29.8% as of 2005.
have 66.4% more children
In Thailand, there are approximately 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In American Samoa, there are 17.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 15.1% more likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 8.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In American Samoa, on the other hand, 9.9 children do as of 2020.
be 41.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Thailand, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In American Samoa, 59% of the population do as of 2012.
be 44.9% less likely to have internet access
In Thailand, approximately 56.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In American Samoa, about 31.3% do as of 2016.
see 96.4% less coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In American Samoa, that number is 116 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
American Samoa: At a glance
How big is American Samoa compared to Thailand? See an in-depth size comparison.