Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.4 years longer


In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 4.3 times more money


Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2017, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.

be 19.6% more likely to be unemployed


In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.

pay a 57.1% higher top tax rate


Ecuador has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 91.5% less likely to die during childbirth


In Ecuador, approximately 59.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

be 78.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Ecuador, approximately 15.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 44.1% fewer children


In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.0 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 53.2% more likely to have internet access


In Ecuador, approximately 57.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 10.0% more on education


Ecuador spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. 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 Ecuador? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Rentas Internas del Ecuador, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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