Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Austria instead of Belarus, you would:
live 8.0 years longer
In Belarus, the average life expectancy is 74 years (69 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022. In Austria, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
be 18.0% less likely to be obese
In Belarus, 24.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.
make 2.7 times more money
Belarus has a GDP per capita of $19,100 as of 2020, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $51,900 as of 2020.
be 9.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Belarus, 0.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 7.3% as of 2019.
be 2.7 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Belarus, 5.0% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Austria, however, that number is 13.3% as of 2018.
pay a 4.2 times higher top tax rate
Belarus has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2017. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0% as of 2016.
be 2.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Belarus, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 76.3% more on healthcare
Belarus spends 5.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Austria, that number is 10.4% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry for Taxes and Levies of the Republic of Belarus, Federal Ministry of Finance.
Austria: At a glance
How big is Austria compared to Belarus? See an in-depth size comparison.