Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 7.1 years longer


In Australia, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Monaco, that number is 89 years (86 years for men, 94 years for women).

Economy

make 2.3 times more money


Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,300, while in Monaco, the GDP per capita is $115,700.

be 64.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed. In Monaco, that number is 2.0%.

Life

be 58.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Australia, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Monaco, on the other hand, 1.8 children do.

have 45.5% fewer children


In Australia, there are approximately 12.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Monaco, there are 6.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Expenditures

spend 73.1% less on education


Australia spends 5.2% of its total GDP on education. Monaco spends 1.4% of total GDP on education.

spend 54.3% less on healthcare


Australia spends 9.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Monaco, that number is 4.3% of GDP.

Geography

see 100.0% less coastline


Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Monaco, that number is 4 km.

Monaco: At a glance

Monaco is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2 sq km. The Genoese built a fortress on the site of present day Monaco in 1215. The current ruling GRIMALDI family first seized temporary control in 1297, and again in 1331, but were not able to permanently secure their holding until 1419. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with a railroad linkup to France and the opening of a casino. Since then, the principality's mild climate, splendid scenery, and gambling facilities have made Monaco world famous as a tourist and recreation center.

How big is Monaco compared to Australia? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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