Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Germany, you would:
be 24.7% more likely to be obese
In Germany, 22.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
be 36.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Germany, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 3.2% as of 2019.
make 18.3% less money
Germany has a GDP per capita of $50,900 as of 2020, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 25.7% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Germany, 14.8% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 18.6% as of 2017.
have 18.8% more children
In Germany, there are approximately 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 19.7% more likely to die during infancy
In Germany, approximately 3.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
spend 12.8% less on healthcare
Germany spends 11.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 10.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.2 times more coastline
Germany has a total of 2,389 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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