Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.0 years longer


In Chile, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women). In Liechtenstein, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 5.7 times more money


Chile has a GDP per capita of $24,500, while in Liechtenstein, the GDP per capita is $139,100.

be 65.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Chile, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In Liechtenstein, that number is 2.4%.

spend 40.0% less on taxes


Chile has a top tax rate of 40.0%. In Liechtenstein, the top tax rate is 24.0%.

Life

be 36.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Chile, approximately 6.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Liechtenstein, on the other hand, 4.2 children do.

have 23.5% less children


In Chile, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Liechtenstein, there are 10.4 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 48.6% more likely to have internet access


In Chile, approximately 66.0% of the population has internet access. In Liechtenstein, about 98.1% do.

Expenditures

spend 46.9% less on education


Chile spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education. Liechtenstein spends 2.6% of total GDP on education.

Liechtenstein: At a glance

Liechtenstein is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 160 sq km. The Principality of Liechtenstein was established within the Holy Roman Empire in 1719. Occupied by both French and Russian troops during the Napoleonic Wars, it became a sovereign state in 1806 and joined the Germanic Confederation in 1815. Liechtenstein became fully independent in 1866 when the Confederation dissolved. Until the end of World War I, it was closely tied to Austria, but the economic devastation caused by that conflict forced Liechtenstein to enter into a customs and monetary union with Switzerland. Since World War II (in which Liechtenstein remained neutral), the country's low taxes have spurred outstanding economic growth. In 2000, shortcomings in banking regulatory oversight resulted in concerns about the use of financial institutions for money laundering. However, Liechtenstein implemented anti-money laundering legislation and a Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty with the US that went into effect in 2003.

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


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

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