Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Luxembourg, you would:
live 1.5 years less
In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In United Kingdom, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 23.0% more likely to be obese
In Luxembourg, 22.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
be 24.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Luxembourg, 5.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In United Kingdom, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
make 57.8% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $105,100 as of 2017, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $44,300 as of 2017.
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 United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 24.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Luxembourg, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 4.1 children do as of 2020.
spend 41.0% more on education
Luxembourg spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. United Kingdom spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United Kingdom: At a glance
How big is United Kingdom compared to Luxembourg? See an in-depth size comparison.