Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Norway, you would:
be 25.5% more likely to be obese
In Norway, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
make 30.1% less money
Norway has a GDP per capita of $72,100 as of 2017, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $50,400 as of 2017.
be 33.3% more likely to be unemployed
In Norway, 4.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.
pay a 16.8% higher top tax rate
Norway has a top tax rate of 38.5% as of 2017. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 3.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Norway, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
be 24.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Norway, approximately 2.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2020.
be 10.3% less likely to have internet access
In Norway, approximately 96.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Australia, about 86.5% do as of 2018.
spend 33.8% less on education
Norway spends 8.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Australia spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Norwegian Tax Administration.
Australia: At a glance
How big is Australia compared to Norway? See an in-depth size comparison.