Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Austria instead of Argentina, you would:

Health

live 4.3 years longer


In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women). In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

be 29.0% less likely to be obese


In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people.

Economy

make 2.4 times more money


Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 32.1% less likely to be unemployed


In Argentina, 8.1% of adults are unemployed. In Austria, that number is 5.5%.

be 88.3% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Argentina, 25.7% live below the poverty line. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0%.

spend 57.1% more on taxes


Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0%. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0%.

Life

be 92.3% less likely to die during childbirth


In Argentina, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Austria, 4.0 women do.

be 65.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Argentina, approximately 9.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

have 43.1% less children


In Argentina, there are approximately 16.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 20.1% more likely to have internet access


In Argentina, approximately 70.2% of the population has internet access. In Austria, about 84.3% do.

Expenditures

spend 2.3 times more on healthcare


Argentina spends 4.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Austria, that number is 11.2% of GDP.

Austria: At a glance

Austria is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 82,445 sq km. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.

How big is Austria compared to Argentina? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Administration of Public Revenue, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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