Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Czech Republic, you would:
live 1.9 years longer
In Czech Republic, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 2.1 times more money
Czech Republic has a GDP per capita of $35,500 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 15.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Czech Republic, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Czech Republic, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Czech Republic has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2017. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
have 46.1% more children
In Czech Republic, there are approximately 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 66.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Czech Republic, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 38.5% more likely to die during infancy
In Czech Republic, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
spend 33.9% less on education
Czech Republic spends 5.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Ireland spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic.
Ireland: At a glance
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