Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Lebanon, you would:
live 2.8 years longer
In Lebanon, the average life expectancy is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Germany, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 30.3% less likely to be obese
In Lebanon, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Germany, that number is 22.3% of people as of 2016.
make 2.6 times more money
Lebanon has a GDP per capita of $19,600 as of 2017, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,800 as of 2017.
be 60.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Lebanon, 9.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2007. In Germany, that number is 3.8% as of 2017.
be 41.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Lebanon, 28.6% live below the poverty line as of 2004. In Germany, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2015.
pay a 2.4 times higher top tax rate
Lebanon has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Germany, the top tax rate is 47.5% as of 2016.
be 75.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Lebanon, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 51.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Lebanon, approximately 6.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Germany, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.
have 36.8% fewer children
In Lebanon, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Germany, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 14.8% more likely to have internet access
In Lebanon, approximately 78.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Germany, about 89.7% do as of 2018.
spend 92.0% more on education
Lebanon spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Germany spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 10.6 times more coastline
Lebanon has a total of 225 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt), Ministry of Finance, Lebanon.
Germany: At a glance
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