Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of Netherlands, you would:
be 22.1% more likely to be obese
In Netherlands, 20.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Greece, that number is 24.9% of people as of 2016.
make 49.6% less money
Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $54,200 as of 2020, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,300 as of 2020.
be 5.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Netherlands, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Greece, that number is 17.3% as of 2019.
be 31.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Netherlands, 13.6% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Greece, however, that number is 17.9% as of 2018.
be 40.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Netherlands, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Greece, 3.0 women do as of 2017.
have 30.8% fewer children
In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Greece, there are 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 14.3% less likely to have internet access
In Netherlands, approximately 91.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Greece, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
spend 33.3% less on education
Netherlands spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Greece spends 3.6% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 22.8% less on healthcare
Netherlands spends 10.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Greece, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 30.3 times more coastline
Netherlands has a total of 451 km of coastline. In Greece, that number is 13,676 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Greece: At a glance
How big is Greece compared to Netherlands? See an in-depth size comparison.