Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Austria instead of Maldives, you would:

Health

live 5.5 years longer


In Maldives, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.3 times more likely to be obese


In Maldives, 8.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 2.6 times more money


Maldives has a GDP per capita of $19,200 as of 2017, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.

be 80.0% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Maldives, 15.0% live below the poverty line as of 2009. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.

be 89.7% more likely to be unemployed


In Maldives, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.

Life

be 90.6% less likely to die during childbirth


In Maldives, approximately 53.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

be 83.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Maldives, approximately 19.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 40.6% fewer children


In Maldives, there are approximately 16.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 38.8% more likely to have internet access


In Maldives, approximately 63.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 34.1% more on education


Maldives spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Austria spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Austria: At a glance

Austria is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 82,445 sq km. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.

How big is Austria compared to Maldives? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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