Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Luxembourg, you would:
live 1.4 years less
In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 11.9% more likely to be obese
In Luxembourg, 22.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 30.4% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $105,100 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 15.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Luxembourg, 5.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
pay a 10.1% higher top tax rate
Luxembourg has a top tax rate of 43.6% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
have 12.1% more children
In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 12.9% less likely to have internet access
In Luxembourg, approximately 97.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ireland, about 84.5% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Luxembourg? See an in-depth size comparison.