Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Netherlands, you would:
be 46.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Netherlands, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 40.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Netherlands, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
have 17.4% fewer children
In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Germany, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 15.8% more on healthcare
Netherlands spends 10.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 11.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.3 times more coastline
Netherlands has a total of 451 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Germany: At a glance
How big is Germany compared to Netherlands? See an in-depth size comparison.