Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Cyprus, you would:
live 1.8 years longer
In Cyprus, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In United Kingdom, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 27.5% more likely to be obese
In Cyprus, 21.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
make 19.1% more money
Cyprus has a GDP per capita of $37,200 as of 2017, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $44,300 as of 2017.
be 60.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Cyprus, 11.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United Kingdom, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Cyprus has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 44.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Cyprus, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 4.1 children do as of 2020.
be 16.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Cyprus, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 12.4% more likely to have internet access
In Cyprus, approximately 84.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In United Kingdom, about 94.9% do as of 2018.
spend 14.1% less on education
Cyprus spends 6.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. United Kingdom spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 19.2 times more coastline
Cyprus has a total of 648 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Inland Revenue Department of the Republic of Cyprus, The World Factbook, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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