Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Nauru, you would:
live 15.2 years longer
In Nauru, the average life expectancy is 68 years (64 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2022. In Australia, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
be 52.5% less likely to be obese
In Nauru, 61.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
make 3.6 times more money
Nauru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2019, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
be 77.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Nauru, 23.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2011. In Australia, that number is 5.2% as of 2019.
be 61.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Nauru, approximately 7.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.0 children do as of 2022.
have 41.7% fewer children
In Nauru, there are approximately 21.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Australia, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 57.9% more likely to have internet access
In Nauru, approximately 57.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Australia, about 90.0% do as of 2020.
see 858.7 times more coastline
Nauru has a total of 30 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Australia: At a glance
How big is Australia compared to Nauru? See an in-depth size comparison.