Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of Ireland, you would:
make 69.6% less money
Ireland has a GDP per capita of $89,700 as of 2020, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,300 as of 2020.
be 3.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Ireland, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Greece, that number is 17.3% as of 2019.
be 36.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ireland, 13.1% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Greece, however, that number is 17.9% as of 2018.
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 38.2% fewer children
In Ireland, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Greece, there are 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 15.2% less likely to have internet access
In Ireland, approximately 92.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Greece, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
spend 16.4% more on healthcare
Ireland spends 6.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Greece, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
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.