Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Portugal instead of France, you would:
live 1.1 years less
In France, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Portugal, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 30.8% less money
France has a GDP per capita of $44,100 as of 2017, while in Portugal, the GDP per capita is $30,500 as of 2017.
be 33.8% more likely to live below the poverty line
In France, 14.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Portugal, however, that number is 19.0% as of 2015.
pay a 12.5% higher top tax rate
France has a top tax rate of 50.2% as of 2016. In Portugal, the top tax rate is 56.5% as of 2016.
be 18.8% less likely to die during infancy
In France, approximately 3.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Portugal, on the other hand, 2.6 children do as of 2020.
have 31.9% fewer children
In France, there are approximately 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Portugal, there are 8.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
see 63.1% less coastline
France has a total of 4,853 km of coastline. In Portugal, that number is 1,793 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Finances Publiques, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira.
Portugal: At a glance
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