Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cuba instead of Thailand, you would:
be 63.6% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Thailand, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Cuba, that number is 0.4% of people as of 2018.
live 3.6 years longer
In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Cuba, that number is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
be 2.5 times more likely to be obese
In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cuba, that number is 24.6% of people as of 2016.
make 31.3% less money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2017, while in Cuba, the GDP per capita is $12,300 as of 2016.
be 3.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Cuba, that number is 2.6% as of 2017.
be 50.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 8.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cuba, on the other hand, 4.3 children do as of 2020.
spend 3.1 times more on education
Thailand spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Cuba spends 12.8% of total GDP on education as of 2010.
see 16.0% more coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Cuba, that number is 3,735 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Cuba: At a glance
How big is Cuba compared to Thailand? See an in-depth size comparison.