Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tonga instead of Thailand, you would:
be 4.8 times more likely to be obese
In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tonga, that number is 48.2% of people as of 2016.
make 63.0% less money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,300 as of 2020, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $6,400 as of 2019.
be 11.1% more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Tonga, that number is 1.1% as of 2011.
be 2.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Thailand, 9.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Tonga, however, that number is 22.5% as of 2010.
have 2.0 times more children
In Thailand, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Tonga, there are 20.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 40.5% more likely to die during childbirth
In Thailand, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Tonga, 52.0 women do as of 2017.
be 91.8% 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 Tonga, on the other hand, 12.4 children do as of 2022.
be 47.4% less likely to have internet access
In Thailand, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Tonga, about 41.0% do as of 2019.
spend 2.7 times more on education
Thailand spends 3.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Tonga spends 8.0% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 31.6% more on healthcare
Thailand spends 3.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Tonga, that number is 5.0% of GDP as of 2019.
see 87.0% less coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 km of coastline. In Tonga, that number is 419 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Tonga: At a glance
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