Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Austria, you would:
be 10.9% more likely to be obese
In Austria, 20.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Germany, that number is 22.3% of people as of 2016.
be 30.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Austria, 5.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Germany, that number is 3.8% as of 2017.
pay a 13.6% lower top tax rate
Austria has a top tax rate of 55.0% as of 2016. In Germany, the top tax rate is 47.5% as of 2016.
be 5.6 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Austria, 3.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Germany, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2015.
be 40.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Austria, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 12.7% less on education
Austria spends 5.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Germany spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt), Federal Ministry of Finance.
Germany: At a glance
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