Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Venezuela, you would:
live 2.2 years longer
In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Vietnam, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 91.8% less likely to be obese
In Venezuela, 25.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
be 54.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Venezuela, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In Vietnam, that number is 3.1% as of 2018.
be 79.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Venezuela, 33.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Vietnam, however, that number is 6.7% as of 2018.
be 65.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Venezuela, approximately 125.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Venezuela, approximately 17.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Vietnam, on the other hand, 14.8 children do as of 2022.
spend 3.2 times more on education
Venezuela spends 1.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Vietnam spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
see 23.0% more coastline
Venezuela has a total of 2,800 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Vietnam: At a glance
How big is Vietnam compared to Venezuela? See an in-depth size comparison.