Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Austria instead of Central African Republic, you would:

Health

be 97.2% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Central African Republic, 3.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Austria, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2017.

live 27.7 years longer


In Central African Republic, the average life expectancy is 54 years (53 years for men, 56 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.7 times more likely to be obese


In Central African Republic, 7.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 71.4 times more money


Central African Republic has a GDP per capita of $700 as of 2017, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.

be 20.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Central African Republic, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.

be 95.2% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Central African Republic, 62.0% live below the poverty line as of 2008. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.

Life

be 99.4% less likely to die during childbirth


In Central African Republic, approximately 829.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

be 95.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Central African Republic, approximately 80.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 71.4% fewer children


In Central African Republic, there are approximately 33.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 7.1 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Central African Republic, approximately 14% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Austria, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 20.2 times more likely to have internet access


In Central African Republic, approximately 4.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.

be 46.0% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Central African Republic, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access (90% in urban areas, and 54% in rural areas) as of 2015. In Austria, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 4.6 times more on education


Central African Republic spends 1.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2011. Austria spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Austria: At a glance

Austria is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 82,445 sq km. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.

How big is Austria compared to Central African Republic? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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