Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.1 years longer


In Austria, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Singapore, that number is 86 years (83 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2020.

be 69.7% less likely to be obese


In Austria, 20.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 88.2% more money


Austria has a GDP per capita of $50,000 as of 2017, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $94,100 as of 2017.

be 60.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Austria, 5.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.

pay a 60.0% lower top tax rate


Austria has a top tax rate of 55.0% as of 2016. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 30.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Austria, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Singapore, on the other hand, 2.3 children do as of 2020.

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 Singapore, 8.0 women do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 47.3% less on education


Austria spends 5.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Singapore spends 2.9% of total GDP on education as of 2013.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.

How big is Singapore compared to Austria? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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