Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Austria instead of Denmark, you would:

Economy

be 77.6% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Denmark, 13.4% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.

Life

be 25.0% more likely to die during childbirth


In Denmark, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

have 14.4% fewer children


In Denmark, there are approximately 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 10.2% less likely to have internet access


In Denmark, approximately 97.6% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 27.6% less on education


Denmark spends 7.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. Austria spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Austria: At a glance

Austria is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 82,445 sq km. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.

How big is Austria compared to Denmark? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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