Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Netherlands, you would:
live 0.9 years longer
In Netherlands, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 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 42.2% more likely to be obese
In Netherlands, 20.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
pay a 13.5% lower top tax rate
Netherlands has a top tax rate of 52.0% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
make 10.1% less money
Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $54,200 as of 2020, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
be 51.3% more likely to be unemployed
In Netherlands, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Australia, that number is 5.2% as of 2019.
be 11.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Netherlands, approximately 3.4 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 11.9% more children
In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Australia, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 20.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Netherlands, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
see 57.1 times more coastline
Netherlands has a total of 451 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Tax and Customs Administration - Belastingdienst.
Australia: At a glance
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