Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Georgia, you would:
live 6.3 years longer
In Georgia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (73 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Iceland, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
make 4.9 times more money
Georgia has a GDP per capita of $10,700 as of 2017, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,200 as of 2017.
be 76.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Georgia, 11.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Iceland, that number is 2.8% as of 2017.
pay a 2.3 times higher top tax rate
Georgia has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Iceland, the top tax rate is 46.3% as of 2016.
be 84.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Georgia, approximately 25.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Iceland, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 84.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Georgia, approximately 13.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 2.1 children do as of 2020.
have 14.7% more children
In Georgia, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Iceland, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 54.8% more likely to have internet access
In Georgia, approximately 64.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2018.
spend 97.4% more on education
Georgia spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Iceland spends 7.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 16.0 times more coastline
Georgia has a total of 310 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Georgia Department of Revenue, Directorate of Internal Revenue.
Iceland: At a glance
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