Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of Ireland, you would:
make 62.0% less money
Ireland has a GDP per capita of $73,200 as of 2017, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,800 as of 2017.
be 3.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Ireland, 6.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Greece, that number is 21.5% as of 2017.
be 4.4 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ireland, 8.2% live below the poverty line as of 2013. In Greece, however, that number is 36.0% as of 2014.
be 40.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Ireland, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Greece, 3.0 women do as of 2017.
have 40.0% fewer children
In Ireland, there are approximately 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Greece, there are 7.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 13.7% less likely to have internet access
In Ireland, approximately 84.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Greece, about 73.0% do as of 2018.
see 9.4 times more coastline
Ireland has a total of 1,448 km of coastline. In Greece, that number is 13,676 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Greece: At a glance
How big is Greece compared to Ireland? See an in-depth size comparison.