PDF vs. DOCX in phishing mails

I'm debating with some guys about harmful attachments in emails. IMHO both file types could exploit some bad code. In PDF it's for instance embedded javascript.
In my region (switzerland) you never see malicious PDF attachments in phishing mails. It's always docx.

What's the reason why DOCX are mostly used? Are the possibilites with DOCX more productive?

Thanx for your chat.

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