Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Nauru, you would:
live 12.8 years longer
In Nauru, the average life expectancy is 68 years (64 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 58.5% less likely to be obese
In Nauru, 61.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 6.0 times more money
Nauru has a GDP per capita of $12,300 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 70.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Nauru, 23.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2011. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
be 51.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Nauru, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
have 40.6% fewer children
In Nauru, there are approximately 21.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 48.3% more likely to have internet access
In Nauru, approximately 57.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ireland, about 84.5% do as of 2018.
see 48.3 times more coastline
Nauru has a total of 30 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Nauru? See an in-depth size comparison.