Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Honduras instead of Thailand, you would:

Health

be 72.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Thailand, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Honduras, that number is 0.3% of people as of 2018.

live 1.0 years less


In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Honduras, that number is 75 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.1 times more likely to be obese


In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Honduras, that number is 21.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

pay a 28.6% lower top tax rate


Thailand has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Honduras, the top tax rate is 25.0% as of 2016.

make 68.7% less money


Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2017, while in Honduras, the GDP per capita is $5,600 as of 2017.

be 8.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Honduras, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.

be 4.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Thailand, 7.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Honduras, however, that number is 29.6% as of 2014.

Life

have 72.9% more children


In Thailand, there are approximately 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Honduras, there are 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 75.7% more likely to die during childbirth


In Thailand, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Honduras, 65.0 women do as of 2017.

be 69.8% more likely to die during infancy


In Thailand, approximately 8.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Honduras, on the other hand, 14.6 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 12.4% less likely to have access to electricity


In Thailand, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Honduras, 88% of the population do as of 2017.

be 44.2% less likely to have internet access


In Thailand, approximately 56.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Honduras, about 31.7% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 46.3% more on education


Thailand spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Honduras spends 6.0% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 74.4% less coastline


Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Honduras, that number is 823 km.

Honduras: At a glance

Honduras is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 111,890 sq km. Once part of Spain's vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent nation in 1821. After two and a half decades of mostly military rule, a freely elected civilian government came to power in 1982. During the 1980s, Honduras proved a haven for anti-Sandinista contras fighting the Marxist Nicaraguan Government and an ally to Salvadoran Government forces fighting leftist guerrillas. The country was devastated by Hurricane Mitch in 1998, which killed about 5,600 people and caused approximately $2 billion in damage. Since then, the economy has slowly rebounded.

How big is Honduras compared to Thailand? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Dirección Ejecutiva de Ingresos, The World Factbook, The Revenue Department, Government of Thailand.

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