Table 1

Summary of key characteristics of six Asian countries

CountryIndonesiaThe PhilippinesThailandVietnamSingaporeSouth Korea
Income classification*Lower middleLower middleUpper middleLower middleHighHigh
Life expectancy in males (years)†69.667.373.571.381.480.3
Life expectancy in females (years)†74.075.580.979.585.786.3
GNP per capita PPP in 2020 (current international $)‡11 750904017 710815086 48045 620
UHC service coverage Index in 2019§595583708687
Global Health Security Index for 2021¶50.445.768.242.957.465.4
Total land area (km†) in 2018**1 916 862300 000513 120331 230719100 370
Population density (people per km2 of land area) in 2020††1463681373148019531
Cumulative confirmed deaths per million from COVID-19 by 20 January 2022‡‡521.78478.65314.32369.43154.94126.71
Proportion of population fully vaccinated by 1 January 2022§§ ¶¶416066708583