Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Djibouti instead of Vietnam, you would:
be 4.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Vietnam, 0.3% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Djibouti, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2018.
live 9.7 years less
In Vietnam, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Djibouti, that number is 65 years (62 years for men, 67 years for women) as of 2020.
be 6.4 times more likely to be obese
In Vietnam, 2.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Djibouti, that number is 13.5% of people as of 2016.
make 47.8% less money
Vietnam has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in Djibouti, the GDP per capita is $3,600 as of 2017.
be 18.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Vietnam, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Djibouti, that number is 40.0% as of 2017.
be 2.9 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Vietnam, 8.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Djibouti, however, that number is 23.0% as of 2015.
have 56.6% more children
In Vietnam, there are approximately 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Djibouti, there are 22.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 5.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Vietnam, approximately 43.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Djibouti, 248.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.6 times more likely to die during infancy
In Vietnam, approximately 15.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Djibouti, on the other hand, 41.6 children do as of 2020.
be 47.7% less likely to have access to electricity
In Vietnam, approximately 99% of people have electricity access (100% in urban areas, and 98% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Djibouti, that number is 52% of people on average (67% in urban areas, and 2% in rural areas) as of 2016.
be 20.9% less likely to have internet access
In Vietnam, approximately 70.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Djibouti, about 55.7% do as of 2018.
spend 21.1% less on education
Vietnam spends 5.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Djibouti spends 4.5% of total GDP on education as of 2010.
see 90.9% less coastline
Vietnam has a total of 3,444 km of coastline. In Djibouti, that number is 314 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Djibouti: At a glance
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