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

Economy

make 19.1% less money

Austria has a GDP per capita of $51,900 as of 2020, while in France, the GDP per capita is $42,000 as of 2020.

be 10.5% more likely to be unemployed

In Austria, 7.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In France, that number is 8.1% as of 2019.

Life

have 23.4% more children

In Austria, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In France, there are 11.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

be 60.0% more likely to die during childbirth

In Austria, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In France, 8.0 women do as of 2017.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

France: At a glance

France is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 549,970 sq km. France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations. It plays an influential global role as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the G-8, the G-20, the EU and other multilateral organizations. France rejoined NATO's integrated military command structure in 2009, reversing DE GAULLE's 1966 decision to take French forces out of NATO. Since 1958, it has constructed a hybrid presidential-parliamentary governing system resistant to the instabilities experienced in earlier, more purely parliamentary administrations. In recent decades, its reconciliation and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the economic integration of Europe, including the introduction of a common currency, the euro, in January 1999. In the early 21st century, five French overseas entities - French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion - became French regions and were made part of France proper.
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