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 32.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Austria, 7.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
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 11.3% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Austria, 13.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Germany, however, that number is 14.8% as of 2018.
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 12.5% more on healthcare
Austria spends 10.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 11.7% of GDP as of 2019.
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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