Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of France, you would:
live 1.1 years less
In France, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022. In Germany, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 21.2% more money
France has a GDP per capita of $42,000 as of 2020, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,900 as of 2020.
be 38.7% less likely to be unemployed
In France, 8.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
have 22.1% fewer children
In France, there are approximately 11.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Germany, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
see 50.8% less coastline
France has a total of 4,853 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 France? See an in-depth size comparison.