Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of Czech Republic, you would:
live 1.8 years longer
In Czech Republic, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Greece, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 28.7% less money
Czech Republic has a GDP per capita of $38,300 as of 2020, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,300 as of 2020.
be 6.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Czech Republic, 2.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Greece, that number is 17.3% as of 2019.
be 77.2% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Czech Republic, 10.1% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Greece, however, that number is 17.9% as of 2018.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Czech Republic has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2017. In Greece, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 47.9% more likely to die during infancy
In Czech Republic, approximately 2.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Greece, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2022.
have 11.4% fewer children
In Czech Republic, there are approximately 8.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Greece, there are 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 10.1% less likely to have internet access
In Czech Republic, approximately 86.8% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Greece, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
spend 16.3% less on education
Czech Republic spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Greece spends 3.6% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, GSIS, Greece, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic.
Greece: At a glance
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