Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Vietnam, you would:
live 3.1 years longer
In Vietnam, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 9.5 times more likely to be obese
In Vietnam, 2.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ecuador, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
make 66.7% more money
Vietnam has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Vietnam, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
have 17.2% more children
In Vietnam, there are approximately 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ecuador, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 37.2% more likely to die during childbirth
In Vietnam, approximately 43.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ecuador, 59.0 women do as of 2017.
be 18.6% less likely to have internet access
In Vietnam, approximately 70.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ecuador, about 57.3% do as of 2018.
spend 12.3% less on education
Vietnam spends 5.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Ecuador spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
see 35.0% less coastline
Vietnam has a total of 3,444 km of coastline. In Ecuador, that number is 2,237 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ecuador: At a glance
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