Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Georgia, you would:
live 4.2 years longer
In Georgia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (73 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 16.6% more likely to be obese
In Georgia, 21.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 6.8 times more money
Georgia has a GDP per capita of $10,700 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 43.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Georgia, 11.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
be 10.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Georgia, 9.2% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
pay a 2.4 times higher top tax rate
Georgia has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 80.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Georgia, approximately 25.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 73.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Georgia, approximately 13.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
have 12.1% more children
In Georgia, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 32.1% more likely to have internet access
In Georgia, approximately 64.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ireland, about 84.5% do as of 2018.
see 4.7 times more coastline
Georgia has a total of 310 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Georgia Department of Revenue, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners.
Ireland: At a glance
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