Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Greenland, you would:
live 7.8 years longer
In Greenland, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 75.1% more money
Greenland has a GDP per capita of $41,800 as of 2015, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 26.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Greenland, 9.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
be 49.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Greenland, 16.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
be 56.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Greenland, approximately 8.3 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.
be 21.6% more likely to have internet access
In Greenland, approximately 69.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ireland, about 84.5% do as of 2018.
see 96.7% less coastline
Greenland has a total of 44,087 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Greenland? See an in-depth size comparison.