Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 8.6 years longer


In Egypt, the average life expectancy is 73 years (72 years for men, 74 years for women). In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

be 37.2% less likely to be obese


In Egypt, 32.0% of adults are obese. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people.

Economy

make 3.9 times more money


Egypt has a GDP per capita of $12,700, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 53.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Egypt, 11.9% of adults are unemployed. In Austria, that number is 5.5%.

be 89.2% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Egypt, 27.8% live below the poverty line. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0%.

spend 2.4 times more on taxes


Egypt has a top tax rate of 22.5%. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0%.

Life

be 87.9% less likely to die during childbirth


In Egypt, approximately 33.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Austria, 4.0 women do.

be 82.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Egypt, approximately 19.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

have 67.9% fewer children


In Egypt, there are approximately 29.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access


In Egypt, approximately 39.2% of the population has internet access. In Austria, about 84.3% do.

Expenditures

spend 42.1% more on education


Egypt spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education. Austria spends 5.4% of total GDP on education.

spend 100.0% more on healthcare


Egypt spends 5.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Austria, that number is 11.2% of GDP.

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 Egypt? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Egyptian Tax Authority, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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