Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Dominican Republic instead of Thailand, you would:
be 18.2% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Thailand, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Dominican Republic, that number is 0.9% of people as of 2018.
live 3.6 years less
In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Dominican Republic, that number is 72 years (70 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020.
be 2.8 times more likely to be obese
In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Dominican Republic, that number is 27.6% of people as of 2016.
pay a 28.6% lower top tax rate
Thailand has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Dominican Republic, the top tax rate is 25.0% as of 2016.
be 7.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Dominican Republic, that number is 5.1% as of 2017.
be 4.2 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Thailand, 7.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Dominican Republic, however, that number is 30.5% as of 2016.
have 72.9% more children
In Thailand, there are approximately 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Dominican Republic, there are 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Thailand, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Dominican Republic, 95.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.4 times more likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 8.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Dominican Republic, on the other hand, 20.9 children do as of 2020.
be 31.7% more likely to have internet access
In Thailand, approximately 56.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Dominican Republic, about 74.8% do as of 2018.
see 60.0% less coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Dominican Republic, that number is 1,288 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Revenue Department, Government of Thailand, Direccion General de Impuestos Internos.
Dominican Republic: At a glance
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