Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Cyprus, you would:
live 3.4 years longer
In Cyprus, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Australia, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 33.0% more likely to be obese
In Cyprus, 21.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
make 35.5% more money
Cyprus has a GDP per capita of $37,200 as of 2017, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $50,400 as of 2017.
be 49.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Cyprus, 11.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Cyprus has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 58.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Cyprus, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2020.
have 13.8% more children
In Cyprus, there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Australia, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 17.2% less on education
Cyprus spends 6.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Australia spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 39.8 times more coastline
Cyprus has a total of 648 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Inland Revenue Department of the Republic of Cyprus, The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office.
Australia: At a glance
How big is Australia compared to Cyprus? See an in-depth size comparison.