Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Australia, you would:
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 United Kingdom, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 21.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United Kingdom, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
make 12.1% less money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $44,300 as of 2017.
be 16.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Australia, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 32.3% more likely to die during infancy
In Australia, approximately 3.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 4.1 children do as of 2020.
see 51.8% less coastline
Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United Kingdom: At a glance
How big is United Kingdom compared to Australia? See an in-depth size comparison.