MALAYSIA or PHILIPPINES – Which Country Is Better?
We now journey into the part of the world known as Southeast Asia where we’ll be comparing the great countries of Malaysia and the Philippines And you guys get to decide which country Do you think is better welcome back to FTD facts guys my name is Leroy Kenton? And this is gonna be a great episode because we’ve touched on Southeast Asian culture before But not so heavily so a lot of you guys wanted to see a lot more about Southeast Asia So here you have it now before I continue guys Hit that like button and give this video a thumbs up and for all you new faces here watching FTD facts Hit that subscribe button and the Bell notification if you love learning about our world and all the amazing countries and cultures That are in it So let’s begin this episode by looking at Malaysia the Malaysia is divided into two parts Malaysian, Borneo and Peninsular Malaysia Malaysia is a 45th most populated country in the world according to the world population Review and that population is at thirty two point zero four million people the population density is ninety six point eight six people per square kilometre and the total land area of Malaysia is 330 thousand eight hundred and three square kilometers the Philippines is what is called a unitary sovereign state and island country in Southeast Asia But the majority of Philippines population actually live on just eleven primary islands the population of the Philippines currently sits at 106 million five hundred and ten thousand people and currently that makes the Philippines a twelfth most populated country in the entire world its Population density is 311 point one two people per square Kilometre the LAT area of the Philippines is three hundred and forty two thousand three hundred and fifty three square kilometers now Let’s get into the money of these two nations the currency in Malaysia is a Malaysian Ringgit and in the Philippines They use the P so and when we take a look at stats from 2016 Malaysia expert at one hundred and eighty four billion dollars making it the 20th largest exporter in the world and import one hundred and fifty six billion dollars Malaysia’s GDP is around two hundred ninety six point four billion dollars And his GDP per capita is nine thousand five hundred and two dollars and sixty seven cents So now let’s look at the top exports of Malaysia and now the first one was integrated circuits at twenty five point six billion dollars Then we have refined petroleum at ten point nine billion dollars and palm oil at eight point nine four billion Malaysia stop imports also include integrated circuits that sit at eighteen point five billion dollars and then refined petroleum at eleven point four billion dollars and semiconductor devices at three point two nine billion dollars moving on to the dollars of the Philippines now so the Philippines is a 41st largest export economy in the world their GDP is three hundred and four billion dollars and the GDP per capita in the Philippines is Around seven thousand eight hundred dollars looking at the top experts of the Philippines now Philippines have integrated circuits as its top at thirteen point six billion dollars Then there’s computers at four point four seven billion dollars and wood carpentry at two point seven eight billion dollars the Philippines imports now also includes Integrated circuits at the top at nine point five billion dollars cars are second at three point nine three billion dollars And then refined petroleum is third at three point five six billion now looking at the cost of living when we compare them to each other we take the capital cities of both countries and Compare the cost of living so when we look at the cost of living in cholera umpire Malaysia and compare it to the Manila in the Philippines we see that food is 17% higher housing is two percent less clothing is seven percent more and Transportation is thirty three percent higher personal care is 25 percent more expensive and entertainment is 9 percent more expensive So the cost of living in Calamba is fourteen percent more expensive than in Manila Philippines And now looking at the debt of these countries Philippines national. Debt is 125 billion dollars u.s. and the debt per capita is one thousand thirteen dollars now Malaysia’s national debt stood at 175 billion u.s.. Dollars so that concludes this side-by-side comparison of Malaysia and the Philippines Be sure to check out our military comparison of the Philippines and Malaysia That’s going to be appearing at the end of this episode or you can find it in one of the cards in this video Thank you guys so much for watching I want to hear your thoughts and comments down below and follow me on social media Those links are also below our until next time guys. I’ll see you soon Hey yet for all of you that made it to the end of this episode Don’t forget to check out this military comparison between Malaysia and the Philippines Keep it tuned in here each and every day at 2 ft DFACS to continue learning more about our amazing world