Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Fiji, you would:
live 7.5 years longer
In Fiji, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 16.2% less likely to be obese
In Fiji, 30.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 7.5 times more money
Fiji has a GDP per capita of $9,800 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 73.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Fiji, 31.0% live below the poverty line as of 2009. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
be 48.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Fiji, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
pay a 2.4 times higher top tax rate
Fiji has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 85.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Fiji, approximately 34.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 59.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Fiji, approximately 8.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
have 25.3% fewer children
In Fiji, there are approximately 17.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 69.1% more likely to have internet access
In Fiji, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ireland, about 84.5% do as of 2018.
see 28.3% more coastline
Fiji has a total of 1,129 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority.
Ireland: At a glance
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