Quality of life comparison
If you lived in France instead of Luxembourg, you would:
be 22.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Luxembourg, 17.5% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In France, however, that number is 13.6% as of 2018.
make 61.9% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $110,300 as of 2020, while in France, the GDP per capita is $42,000 as of 2020.
be 51.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Luxembourg, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In France, that number is 8.1% as of 2019.
pay a 15.1% higher top tax rate
Luxembourg has a top tax rate of 43.6% as of 2016. In France, the top tax rate is 50.2% as of 2016.
be 60.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Luxembourg, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In France, 8.0 women do as of 2017.
be 14.1% less likely to have internet access
In Luxembourg, approximately 99.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In France, about 85.0% do as of 2020.
spend 45.9% more on education
Luxembourg spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. France spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 2.1 times more on healthcare
Luxembourg spends 5.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In France, that number is 11.1% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Finances Publiques.
France: At a glance
How big is France compared to Luxembourg? See an in-depth size comparison.