Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Faroe Islands, you would:
live 1.8 years longer
In Faroe Islands, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Australia, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
make 21.8% more money
Faroe Islands has a GDP per capita of $40,000 as of 2014, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Faroe Islands, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.2% as of 2019.
be 49.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Faroe Islands, approximately 6.0 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.0 children do as of 2022.
have 17.7% fewer children
In Faroe Islands, there are approximately 14.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Australia, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 37.8% less on education
Faroe Islands spends 8.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Australia spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 23.1 times more coastline
Faroe Islands has a total of 1,117 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Australia: At a glance
How big is Australia compared to Faroe Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.