Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mongolia instead of Vietnam, you would:
live 3.6 years less
In Vietnam, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Mongolia, that number is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
be 9.8 times more likely to be obese
In Vietnam, 2.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Mongolia, that number is 20.6% of people as of 2016.
make 98.6% more money
Vietnam has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in Mongolia, the GDP per capita is $13,700 as of 2018.
pay a 71.4% lower top tax rate
Vietnam has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Mongolia, the top tax rate is 10.0% as of 2016.
be 3.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Vietnam, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mongolia, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
be 3.7 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Vietnam, 8.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Mongolia, however, that number is 29.6% as of 2016.
have 14.5% more children
In Vietnam, there are approximately 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mongolia, there are 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 22.3% more likely to die during infancy
In Vietnam, approximately 15.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Mongolia, on the other hand, 19.2 children do as of 2020.
be 17.4% 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 Mongolia, that number is 82% of people on average (96% in urban areas, and 44% in rural areas) as of 2016.
be 66.3% less likely to have internet access
In Vietnam, approximately 70.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Mongolia, about 23.7% do as of 2018.
spend 28.1% less on education
Vietnam spends 5.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Mongolia spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of National Taxation, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance.
Mongolia: At a glance
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