Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of France, you would:
be 34.3% more likely to be obese
In France, 21.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
make 16.0% more money
France has a GDP per capita of $42,000 as of 2020, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
be 36.5% less likely to be unemployed
In France, 8.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Australia, that number is 5.2% as of 2019.
pay a 10.4% lower top tax rate
France has a top tax rate of 50.2% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 25.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In France, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 10.8% less on healthcare
France spends 11.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Australia, that number is 9.9% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.3 times more coastline
France has a total of 4,853 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Finances Publiques, Australian Taxation Office.
Australia: At a glance
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