Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Thailand instead of Tonga, you would:
be 79.3% less likely to be obese
In Tonga, 48.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Thailand, that number is 10.0% of people as of 2016.
live 1.4 years less
In Tonga, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Thailand, that number is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.
make 3.0 times more money
Tonga has a GDP per capita of $5,900 as of 2017, while in Thailand, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2017.
be 36.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Tonga, 1.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2011. In Thailand, that number is 0.7% as of 2017.
be 68.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Tonga, 22.5% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Thailand, however, that number is 7.2% as of 2015.
be 28.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tonga, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Thailand, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Tonga, approximately 10.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Thailand, on the other hand, 8.6 children do as of 2020.
have 49.0% fewer children
In Tonga, there are approximately 21.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Thailand, there are 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 37.7% more likely to have internet access
In Tonga, approximately 41.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Thailand, about 56.8% do as of 2018.
see 7.7 times more coastline
Tonga has a total of 419 km of coastline. In Thailand, that number is 3,219 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Thailand: At a glance
How big is Thailand compared to Tonga? See an in-depth size comparison.