Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Luxembourg, you would:
be 51.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Luxembourg, 5.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Iceland, that number is 2.8% as of 2017.
make 50.3% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $105,100 as of 2017, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,200 as of 2017.
be 20.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Luxembourg, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Iceland, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 36.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Luxembourg, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 2.1 children do as of 2020.
have 14.7% more children
In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Iceland, there are 13.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 92.3% more on education
Luxembourg spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Iceland spends 7.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to Luxembourg? See an in-depth size comparison.