Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Czech Republic, you would:
live 1.8 years longer
In Czech Republic, 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.
make 24.8% more money
Czech Republic has a GDP per capita of $35,500 as of 2017, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $44,300 as of 2017.
be 51.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Czech Republic, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United Kingdom, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
be 54.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Czech Republic, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 15.0% as of 2013.
pay a 2.0 times higher top tax rate
Czech Republic has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2017. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
have 33.7% more children
In Czech Republic, there are approximately 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United Kingdom, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Czech Republic, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 57.7% 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 United Kingdom, on the other hand, 4.1 children do as of 2020.
be 17.6% more likely to have internet access
In Czech Republic, approximately 80.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In United Kingdom, about 94.9% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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