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

Health

be 30.7% less likely to be obese

In Australia, 29.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

pay a 22.2% higher top tax rate

Australia has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 16.7% less likely to die during childbirth

In Australia, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

have 23.4% fewer children

In Australia, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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.
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