Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Denmark instead of Moldova, you would:

Health

live 8.5 years longer


In Moldova, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women). In Denmark, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women).

Economy

make 8.8 times more money


Moldova has a GDP per capita of $5,700, while in Denmark, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 41.5% more likely to be unemployed


In Moldova, 4.1% of adults are unemployed. In Denmark, that number is 5.8%.

be 39.6% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Moldova, 9.6% live below the poverty line. In Denmark, however, that number is 13.4%.

spend 3.1 times more on taxes


Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0%. In Denmark, the top tax rate is 55.8%.

Life

be 73.9% less likely to die during childbirth


In Moldova, approximately 23.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Denmark, 6.0 women do.

be 66.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Moldova, approximately 12.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Denmark, on the other hand, 4.0 children do.

Basic Needs

be 36.6% more likely to have internet access


In Moldova, approximately 71.0% of the population has internet access. In Denmark, about 97.0% do.

be 13.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Moldova, approximately 88% of people have improved drinking water access (97% in urban areas, and 81% in rural areas). In Denmark, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 13.4% more on education


Moldova spends 6.7% of its total GDP on education. Denmark spends 7.6% of total GDP on education.

Denmark: At a glance

Denmark is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,434 sq km. Once the seat of Viking raiders and later a major north European power, Denmark has evolved into a modern, prosperous nation that is participating in the general political and economic integration of Europe. It joined NATO in 1949 and the EEC (now the EU) in 1973. However, the country has opted out of certain elements of the European Union's Maastricht Treaty, including the European Economic and Monetary Union (EMU), European defense cooperation, and issues concerning certain justice and home affairs.

How big is Denmark compared to Moldova? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Danish Central Tax Administration, State tax Service.

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