Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Kazakhstan, you would:
live 9.2 years longer
In Kazakhstan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 20.5% more likely to be obese
In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 2.8 times more money
Kazakhstan has a GDP per capita of $26,300 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 34.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Kazakhstan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
be 3.2 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Kazakhstan, 2.6% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Ireland, however, that number is 8.2% as of 2013.
pay a 4.8 times higher top tax rate
Kazakhstan has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 50.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Kazakhstan, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 79.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Kazakhstan, approximately 17.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
have 20.7% fewer children
In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 32.1% more on education
Kazakhstan spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Ireland spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Kazakhstan? See an in-depth size comparison.