Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Romania instead of Austria, you would:
live 6.5 years less
In Austria, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In Romania, that number is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022.
be 11.9% more likely to be obese
In Austria, 20.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Romania, that number is 22.5% of people as of 2016.
be 58.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Austria, 7.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Romania, that number is 3.1% as of 2019.
pay a 70.9% lower top tax rate
Austria has a top tax rate of 55.0% as of 2016. In Romania, the top tax rate is 16.0% as of 2016.
make 44.5% less money
Austria has a GDP per capita of $51,900 as of 2020, while in Romania, the GDP per capita is $28,800 as of 2020.
be 78.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Austria, 13.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Romania, however, that number is 23.8% as of 2018.
be 3.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Austria, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Romania, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
be 80.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Austria, approximately 3.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Romania, on the other hand, 5.8 children do as of 2022.
be 11.4% less likely to have internet access
In Austria, approximately 88.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Romania, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
spend 36.5% less on education
Austria spends 5.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Romania spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 45.2% less on healthcare
Austria spends 10.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Romania, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF), Federal Ministry of Finance.
Romania: At a glance
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