Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Argentina, you would:
live 3.4 years longer
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 10.6% less likely to be obese
In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 3.5 times more money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 20.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 8.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
be 68.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 25.7% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
pay a 37.1% higher top tax rate
Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 87.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Argentina, approximately 39.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 60.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
have 18.8% fewer children
In Argentina, there are approximately 16.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 13.8% more likely to have internet access
In Argentina, approximately 74.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ireland, about 84.5% do as of 2018.
spend 32.7% less on education
Argentina spends 5.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Ireland spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 71.0% less coastline
Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Federal Administration of Public Revenue.
Ireland: At a glance
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