Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Austria instead of Faroe Islands, you would:
live 1.1 years longer
In Faroe Islands, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
make 25.0% more money
Faroe Islands has a GDP per capita of $40,000 as of 2014, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.
be 70.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Faroe Islands, 10.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.
be 2.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Faroe Islands, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.
be 35.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Faroe Islands, approximately 5.1 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 36.2% fewer children
In Faroe Islands, there are approximately 14.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 10.1% less likely to have internet access
In Faroe Islands, approximately 97.6% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Austria: At a glance
How big is Austria compared to Faroe Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.