If you lived in Austria instead of Niger, you would:

Health

live 22.6 years longer

In Niger, the average life expectancy is 59 years (58 years for men, 61 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 3.7 times more likely to be obese

In Niger, 5.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 41.7 times more money

Niger has a GDP per capita of $1,200 as of 2017, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.

be 93.4% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Niger, 45.4% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.

be 18.3 times more likely to be unemployed

In Niger, 0.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.

Life

be 99.0% less likely to die during childbirth

In Niger, approximately 509.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

be 95.1% less likely to die during infancy

In Niger, approximately 67.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 80.0% fewer children

In Niger, there are approximately 47.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 6.2 times more likely to have access to electricity

In Niger, approximately 16% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Austria, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 16.7 times more likely to have internet access

In Niger, approximately 5.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.

be 53.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Niger, approximately 65% of people have improved drinking water access (96% in urban areas, and 59% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 57.1% more on education

Niger spends 3.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Austria spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Austria: At a glance

Austria is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 82,445 sq km. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.
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