Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Portugal instead of Australia, you would:
be 28.3% less likely to be obese
In Australia, 29.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Portugal, that number is 20.8% of people as of 2016.
live 1.6 years less
In Australia, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Portugal, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 39.5% less money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in Portugal, the GDP per capita is $30,500 as of 2017.
be 58.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Portugal, that number is 8.9% as of 2017.
pay a 25.6% higher top tax rate
Australia has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Portugal, the top tax rate is 56.5% as of 2016.
be 16.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Australia, approximately 3.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Portugal, on the other hand, 2.6 children do as of 2020.
be 33.3% more likely to die during childbirth
In Australia, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Portugal, 8.0 women do as of 2017.
have 34.7% fewer children
In Australia, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Portugal, there are 8.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 13.7% less likely to have internet access
In Australia, approximately 86.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Portugal, about 74.7% do as of 2018.
see 93.0% less coastline
Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Portugal, that number is 1,793 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira.
Portugal: At a glance
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