Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.5 years longer


In Morocco, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women). In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

be 23.0% less likely to be obese


In Morocco, 26.1% of adults are obese. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people.

Economy

make 5.8 times more money


Morocco has a GDP per capita of $8,600, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 45.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Morocco, 10.0% of adults are unemployed. In Austria, that number is 5.5%.

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


In Morocco, 15.0% live below the poverty line. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0%.

spend 44.7% more on taxes


Morocco has a top tax rate of 38.0%. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0%.

Life

be 96.7% less likely to die during childbirth


In Morocco, approximately 121.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Austria, 4.0 women do.

be 84.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Morocco, approximately 21.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

have 46.3% fewer children


In Morocco, there are approximately 17.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 44.6% more likely to have internet access


In Morocco, approximately 58.3% of the population has internet access. In Austria, about 84.3% do.

be 17.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Morocco, approximately 85% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 65% in rural areas). In Austria, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 89.8% more on healthcare


Morocco spends 5.9% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Austria, that number is 11.2% of GDP.

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 Morocco? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Impôts, Morocco, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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