Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Austria instead of Jamaica, you would:
be 94.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Jamaica, 1.9% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Austria, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2017.
live 6.7 years longer
In Jamaica, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 18.6% less likely to be obese
In Jamaica, 24.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.
make 5.4 times more money
Jamaica has a GDP per capita of $9,200 as of 2017, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.
be 54.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Jamaica, 12.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.
be 82.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Jamaica, 17.1% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Jamaica has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0% as of 2016.
be 93.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Jamaica, approximately 80.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 71.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Jamaica, approximately 11.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.
have 41.0% fewer children
In Jamaica, there are approximately 16.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 59.3% more likely to have internet access
In Jamaica, approximately 55.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Ministry of Finance, Tax Admministration of Jamaica.
Austria: At a glance
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