Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Cambodia instead of Uganda, you would:
be 91.2% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Uganda, 5.7% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Cambodia, that number is 0.5% of people as of 2018.
be 26.4% less likely to be obese
In Uganda, 5.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Cambodia, that number is 3.9% of people as of 2016.
live 2.3 years less
In Uganda, the average life expectancy is 68 years (66 years for men, 70 years for women) as of 2020. In Cambodia, that number is 66 years (63 years for men, 69 years for women) as of 2020.
make 66.7% more money
Uganda has a GDP per capita of $2,400 as of 2017, while in Cambodia, the GDP per capita is $4,000 as of 2017.
be 96.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Uganda, 9.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Cambodia, that number is 0.3% as of 2017.
be 22.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Uganda, 21.4% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Cambodia, however, that number is 16.5% as of 2016.
pay a 50.0% lower top tax rate
Uganda has a top tax rate of 40.0% as of 2016. In Cambodia, the top tax rate is 20.0% as of 2016.
be 57.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Uganda, approximately 375.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Cambodia, 160.0 women do as of 2017.
be 34.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Uganda, approximately 32.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cambodia, on the other hand, 43.7 children do as of 2020.
have 49.6% fewer children
In Uganda, there are approximately 42.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cambodia, there are 21.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.5 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Uganda, approximately 20% of people have electricity access (23% in urban areas, and 19% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Cambodia, that number is 50% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 36% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 68.7% more likely to have internet access
In Uganda, approximately 23.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Cambodia, about 40.0% do as of 2018.
spend 26.9% less on education
Uganda spends 2.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Cambodia spends 1.9% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Uganda Revenue Authority, General Department of Taxation.
Cambodia: At a glance
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