Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Spain instead of Cyprus, you would:
live 2.7 years longer
In Cyprus, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Spain, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 55.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Cyprus, 11.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Spain, that number is 17.2% as of 2017.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Cyprus has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Spain, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 33.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Cyprus, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 56.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Cyprus, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Spain, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.
have 20.2% fewer children
In Cyprus, there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Spain, there are 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 34.4% less on education
Cyprus spends 6.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 7.7 times more coastline
Cyprus has a total of 648 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Inland Revenue Department of the Republic of Cyprus, The World Factbook, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Spain: At a glance
How big is Spain compared to Cyprus? See an in-depth size comparison.