Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Ireland, you would:
be 11.9% less likely to be obese
In Ireland, 25.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Germany, that number is 22.3% of people as of 2016.
make 43.3% less money
Ireland has a GDP per capita of $89,700 as of 2020, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,900 as of 2020.
be 13.0% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ireland, 13.1% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Germany, however, that number is 14.8% as of 2018.
be 40.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Ireland, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
have 26.3% fewer children
In Ireland, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Germany, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 47.1% more on education
Ireland spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Germany spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 74.6% more on healthcare
Ireland spends 6.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 11.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 65.0% more coastline
Ireland has a total of 1,448 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Germany: At a glance
How big is Germany compared to Ireland? See an in-depth size comparison.