Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Denmark instead of Chile, you would:


be 29.6% less likely to be obese

In Chile, 28.0% of adults are obese. In Denmark, that number is 19.7% of people.


make 2.0 times more money

Chile has a GDP per capita of $24,500, while in Denmark, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 17.1% less likely to be unemployed

In Chile, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In Denmark, that number is 5.8%.

spend 39.5% more on taxes

Chile has a top tax rate of 40.0%. In Denmark, the top tax rate is 55.8%.


be 72.7% less likely to die during childbirth

In Chile, approximately 22.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Denmark, 6.0 women do.

be 39.4% less likely to die during infancy

In Chile, approximately 6.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Denmark, on the other hand, 4.0 children do.

have 22.8% less children

In Chile, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Denmark, there are 10.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 47.0% more likely to have internet access

In Chile, approximately 66.0% of the population has internet access. In Denmark, about 97.0% do.


spend 55.1% more on education

Chile spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education.

spend 38.5% more on healthcare

Chile spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Denmark, that number is 10.8% of GDP.


see 13.7% more coastline

Chile has a total of 6,435 km of coastline. In Denmark, that number is 7,314 km.

Denmark: At a glance

Denmark is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,434 sq km. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

How big is Denmark compared to Chile? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Danish Central Tax Administration, Chilean Tax Administration.


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