Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Denmark instead of Austria, you would:

Economy

be 4.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Austria, 3.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Denmark, however, that number is 13.4% as of 2011.

Life

be 20.0% less likely to die during childbirth


In Austria, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Denmark, 4.0 women do as of 2017.

have 16.8% more children


In Austria, there are approximately 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Denmark, there are 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 11.3% more likely to have internet access


In Austria, approximately 87.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Denmark, about 97.6% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 38.2% more on education


Austria spends 5.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education as of 2014.

Denmark: At a glance

Denmark is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,434 sq km. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

How big is Denmark compared to Austria? 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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