Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Montenegro, you would:
live 3.9 years longer
In Montenegro, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022. In Ireland, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 4.9 times more money
Montenegro has a GDP per capita of $18,300 as of 2020, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $89,700 as of 2020.
be 68.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Montenegro, 15.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Ireland, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 46.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Montenegro, 24.5% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Ireland, however, that number is 13.1% as of 2018.
pay a 5.3 times higher top tax rate
Montenegro has a top tax rate of 9.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 16.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Montenegro, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
have 10.1% more children
In Montenegro, there are approximately 11.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ireland, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 17.9% more likely to have internet access
In Montenegro, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ireland, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 19.3% less on healthcare
Montenegro spends 8.3% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 4.9 times more coastline
Montenegro has a total of 294 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners, Department of Public Revenues, Montenegro.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Montenegro? See an in-depth size comparison.