Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Netherlands instead of Greece, you would:
be 18.1% less likely to be obese
In Greece, 24.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Netherlands, that number is 20.4% of people as of 2016.
make 98.5% more money
Greece has a GDP per capita of $27,300 as of 2020, while in Netherlands, the GDP per capita is $54,200 as of 2020.
be 80.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Greece, 17.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Netherlands, that number is 3.4% as of 2019.
be 24.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Greece, 17.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Netherlands, however, that number is 13.6% as of 2019.
have 44.4% more children
In Greece, there are approximately 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Netherlands, there are 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 66.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Greece, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Netherlands, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.7% more likely to have internet access
In Greece, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Netherlands, about 91.0% do as of 2020.
spend 50.0% more on education
Greece spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Netherlands spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 29.5% more on healthcare
Greece spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Netherlands, that number is 10.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 96.7% less coastline
Greece has a total of 13,676 km of coastline. In Netherlands, that number is 451 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Netherlands: At a glance
How big is Netherlands compared to Greece? See an in-depth size comparison.