Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Pakistan, you would:
live 12.0 years longer
In Pakistan, the average life expectancy is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 years for women) as of 2020. In Ireland, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 2.9 times more likely to be obese
In Pakistan, 8.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 13.6 times more money
Pakistan has a GDP per capita of $5,400 as of 2017, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $73,200 as of 2017.
be 11.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Pakistan, 6.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% as of 2017.
pay a 2.4 times higher top tax rate
Pakistan has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 96.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Pakistan, approximately 140.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 93.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Pakistan, approximately 52.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.6 children do as of 2020.
have 52.6% fewer children
In Pakistan, there are approximately 27.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 35.1% more likely to have access to electricity
In Pakistan, approximately 74% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Ireland, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 5.4 times more likely to have internet access
In Pakistan, approximately 15.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ireland, about 84.5% do as of 2018.
spend 27.6% more on education
Pakistan spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Ireland spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 38.4% more coastline
Pakistan has a total of 1,046 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Board of Revenue, Government of Pakistan, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners.
Ireland: At a glance
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