Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Australia, you would:
be 12.8% less likely to be obese
In Australia, 29.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
live 1.4 years less
In Australia, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In Ireland, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 84.2% more money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $48,700 as of 2020, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $89,700 as of 2020.
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 Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 15.3% more likely to die during infancy
In Australia, approximately 3.0 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2022.
spend 33.3% less on education
Australia spends 5.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Ireland spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 32.3% less on healthcare
Australia spends 9.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 94.4% less coastline
Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Australia? See an in-depth size comparison.