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 14.3% more money
France has a GDP per capita of $44,100 as of 2017, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $50,400 as of 2017.
be 40.4% less likely to be unemployed
In France, 9.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.
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.
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
How big is Australia compared to France? See an in-depth size comparison.