Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Philippines instead of Tonga, you would:
be 86.7% less likely to be obese
In Tonga, 48.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Philippines, that number is 6.4% of people as of 2016.
live 7.4 years less
In Tonga, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 79 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 25.0% more money
Tonga has a GDP per capita of $6,400 as of 2019, while in Philippines, the GDP per capita is $8,000 as of 2020.
be 25.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Tonga, 22.5% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Philippines, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2018.
be 4.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Tonga, 1.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2011. In Philippines, that number is 5.1% as of 2019.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Tonga, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Philippines, 121.0 women do as of 2017.
be 79.1% more likely to die during infancy
In Tonga, approximately 12.4 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 22.0% more likely to have internet access
In Tonga, approximately 41.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Philippines, about 50.0% do as of 2020.
spend 60.0% less on education
Tonga spends 8.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Philippines spends 3.2% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 18.0% less on healthcare
Tonga spends 5.0% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Philippines, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 86.6 times more coastline
Tonga has a total of 419 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 Tonga? See an in-depth size comparison.