Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Vietnam, you would:
live 1.1 years less
In Vietnam, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
be 15.2 times more likely to be obese
In Vietnam, 2.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
make 46.3% more money
Vietnam has a GDP per capita of $8,200 as of 2020, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,000 as of 2020.
pay a 35.7% lower top tax rate
Vietnam has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
be 2.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Vietnam, 3.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
be 4.9 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Vietnam, 6.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Egypt, however, that number is 32.5% as of 2017.
have 36.8% more children
In Vietnam, there are approximately 15.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 25.7% less likely to be literate
In Vietnam, the literacy rate is 95.8% as of 2019. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 20.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Vietnam, approximately 14.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
spend 11.3% less on healthcare
Vietnam spends 5.3% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 28.9% less coastline
Vietnam has a total of 3,444 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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