Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Luxembourg, you would:
live 2.3 years less
In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In United States, that number is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
be 60.2% more likely to be obese
In Luxembourg, 22.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United States, that number is 36.2% 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 States, that number is 4.4% as of 2017.
make 43.1% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $105,100 as of 2017, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $59,800 as of 2017.
be 3.8 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Luxembourg, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United States, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
be 60.6% 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 States, on the other hand, 5.3 children do as of 2020.
be 10.1% less likely to have internet access
In Luxembourg, approximately 97.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In United States, about 87.3% do as of 2018.
spend 28.2% more on education
Luxembourg spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. United States spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2014.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
United States: At a glance
How big is United States compared to Luxembourg? See an in-depth size comparison.