Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.2 years longer


In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women). In Denmark, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women).

be 30.4% less likely to be obese


In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese. In Denmark, that number is 19.7% of people.

Economy

make 2.4 times more money


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

be 28.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Argentina, 8.1% of adults are unemployed. In Denmark, that number is 5.8%.

be 47.9% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Argentina, 25.7% live below the poverty line. In Denmark, however, that number is 13.4%.

spend 59.4% more on taxes


Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0%. In Denmark, the top tax rate is 55.8%.

Life

be 88.5% less likely to die during childbirth


In Argentina, approximately 52.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Denmark, 6.0 women do.

be 59.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Argentina, approximately 9.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Denmark, on the other hand, 4.0 children do.

have 37.1% less children


In Argentina, there are approximately 16.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Denmark, there are 10.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 38.2% more likely to have internet access


In Argentina, approximately 70.2% of the population has internet access. In Denmark, about 97.0% do.

Expenditures

spend 28.8% more on education


Argentina spends 5.9% of its total GDP on education. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education.

spend 2.2 times more on healthcare


Argentina spends 4.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Denmark, that number is 10.8% of GDP.

Geography

see 46.6% more coastline


Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Denmark, that number is 7,314 km.

Denmark: At a glance

Denmark is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,434 sq km. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

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


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

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