Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Austria instead of Ireland, you would:
be 20.6% less likely to be obese
In Ireland, 25.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.
make 42.1% less money
Ireland has a GDP per capita of $89,700 as of 2020, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $51,900 as of 2020.
be 47.6% more likely to be unemployed
In Ireland, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Austria, that number is 7.3% as of 2019.
pay a 14.6% higher top tax rate
Ireland has a top tax rate of 48.0% as of 2016. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0% as of 2016.
have 23.3% fewer children
In Ireland, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Austria, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 52.9% more on education
Ireland spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Austria spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 55.2% more on healthcare
Ireland spends 6.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Austria, that number is 10.4% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Federal Ministry of Finance.
Austria: At a glance
How big is Austria compared to Ireland? See an in-depth size comparison.