Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Netherlands, you would:
be 24.0% more likely to be obese
In Netherlands, 20.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 65.5% more money
Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $54,200 as of 2020, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $89,700 as of 2020.
be 46.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Netherlands, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Ireland, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
have 12.1% more children
In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ireland, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 37.0% less on education
Netherlands spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Ireland spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 33.7% less on healthcare
Netherlands spends 10.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 3.2 times more coastline
Netherlands has a total of 451 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 Netherlands? See an in-depth size comparison.