Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Thailand, you would:
be 36.0% less likely to be obese
In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 7.5 years less
In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022. In Philippines, that number is 70 years (67 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2022.
make 53.8% less money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,300 as of 2020, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,000 as of 2020.
be 5.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Philippines, that number is 5.1% as of 2019.
be 68.7% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Thailand, 9.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Philippines, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2018.
have 2.2 times more children
In Thailand, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Philippines, there are 22.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Thailand, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
be 3.4 times more likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 6.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Philippines, on the other hand, 22.2 children do as of 2022.
be 35.9% less likely to have internet access
In Thailand, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Philippines, about 50.0% do as of 2020.
see 11.3 times more coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Philippines, that number is 36,289 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Philippines: At a glance
How big is Philippines compared to Thailand? See an in-depth size comparison.