Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Faroe Islands, you would:
make 27.3% more money
Faroe Islands has a GDP per capita of $40,000 as of 2014, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,900 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 Germany, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 48.0% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Faroe Islands, 10.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Germany, however, that number is 14.8% as of 2018.
be 46.7% 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 Germany, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2022.
have 39.2% fewer children
In Faroe Islands, there are approximately 14.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Germany, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 39.0% less on education
Faroe Islands spends 8.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Germany spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 2.1 times more coastline
Faroe Islands has a total of 1,117 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Germany: At a glance
How big is Germany compared to Faroe Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.