Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Luxembourg, you would:
live 1.5 years less
In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022. In Germany, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
be 15.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Luxembourg, 17.5% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Germany, however, that number is 14.8% as of 2018.
make 53.9% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $110,300 as of 2020, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,900 as of 2020.
be 40.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Luxembourg, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
have 21.8% fewer children
In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Germany, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 35.1% more on education
Luxembourg spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Germany spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 2.2 times more on healthcare
Luxembourg spends 5.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 11.7% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Germany: At a glance
How big is Germany compared to Luxembourg? See an in-depth size comparison.