Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Australia, you would:
be 78.6% less likely to be obese
In Australia, 29.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
live 6.6 years less
In Australia, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 30.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In China, that number is 3.9% as of 2017.
make 63.9% less money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in China, the GDP per capita is $18,200 as of 2018.
be 4.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Australia, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 3.7 times more likely to die during infancy
In Australia, approximately 3.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In China, on the other hand, 11.4 children do as of 2020.
be 37.3% less likely to have internet access
In Australia, approximately 86.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In China, about 54.3% do as of 2018.
see 43.7% less coastline
Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
China: At a glance
How big is China compared to Australia? See an in-depth size comparison.