Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Austria instead of Lithuania, you would:

Health

live 6.6 years longer


In Lithuania, the average life expectancy is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women). In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

be 23.6% less likely to be obese


In Lithuania, 26.3% of adults are obese. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people.

Economy

make 54.5% more money


Lithuania has a GDP per capita of $32,300, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 21.4% less likely to be unemployed


In Lithuania, 7.0% of adults are unemployed. In Austria, that number is 5.5%.

be 86.5% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Lithuania, 22.2% live below the poverty line. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0%.

spend 3.7 times more on taxes


Lithuania has a top tax rate of 15.0%. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0%.

Life

be 60.0% less likely to die during childbirth


In Lithuania, approximately 10.0 women per 1,000 births die during labor. In Austria, 4.0 women do.

be 10.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Lithuania, approximately 3.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

Basic Needs

be 13.3% more likely to have internet access


In Lithuania, approximately 74.4% of the population has internet access. In Austria, about 84.3% do.

Expenditures

spend 20.0% more on education


Lithuania spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education. Austria spends 5.4% of total GDP on education.

spend 69.7% more on healthcare


Lithuania spends 6.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Austria, that number is 11.2% of GDP.

Austria: At a glance

Austria is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 82,445 sq km. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.

How big is Austria compared to Lithuania? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, State Tax Inspectorate, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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