Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Macau instead of Liechtenstein, you would:

Health

live 2.7 years longer


In Liechtenstein, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Macau, that number is 85 years (82 years for men, 88 years for women).

Economy

be 16.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Liechtenstein, 2.4% of adults are unemployed. In Macau, that number is 2.0%.

spend 50.0% less on taxes


Liechtenstein has a top tax rate of 24.0%. In Macau, the top tax rate is 12.0%.

make 19.8% less money


Liechtenstein has a GDP per capita of $139,100, while in Macau, the GDP per capita is $111,600.

Life

be 26.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Liechtenstein, approximately 4.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Macau, on the other hand, 3.1 children do.

have 17.3% less children


In Liechtenstein, there are approximately 10.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Macau, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 20.9% less likely to have internet access


In Liechtenstein, approximately 98.1% of the population has internet access. In Macau, about 77.6% do.

Expenditures

spend 15.4% more on education


Liechtenstein spends 2.6% of its total GDP on education. Macau spends 3.0% of total GDP on education.

Macau: At a glance

Macau is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 28 sq km. Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China on 20 December 1999. In this agreement, China promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's political and economic system would not be imposed on Macau, and that Macau would enjoy a "high degree of autonomy" in all matters except foreign affairs and defense for the subsequent 50 years.

How big is Macau compared to Liechtenstein? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Secretariat for Economy and Finance.

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