Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Austria, you would:
be 25.9% more likely to be obese
In Austria, 20.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 46.4% more money
Austria has a GDP per capita of $50,000 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
pay a 12.7% lower top tax rate
Austria has a top tax rate of 55.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 21.8% more likely to be unemployed
In Austria, 5.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
be 2.7 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Austria, 3.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
have 36.8% more children
In Austria, there are approximately 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 32.7% less on education
Austria spends 5.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Ireland spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Federal Ministry of Finance.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Austria? See an in-depth size comparison.