Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Hungary instead of Palau, you would:

Health

live 2.6 years longer


In Palau, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Hungary, that number is 77 years (73 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.

be 52.3% less likely to be obese


In Palau, 55.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Hungary, that number is 26.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 2.0 times more money


Palau has a GDP per capita of $14,700 as of 2017, while in Hungary, the GDP per capita is $29,600 as of 2017.

be 40.2% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Palau, 24.9% live below the poverty line as of 2006. In Hungary, however, that number is 14.9% as of 2015.

be 2.5 times more likely to be unemployed


In Palau, 1.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Hungary, that number is 4.2% as of 2017.

Life

be 52.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Palau, approximately 9.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Hungary, on the other hand, 4.7 children do as of 2020.

have 22.1% fewer children


In Palau, there are approximately 11.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hungary, there are 8.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 2.1 times more likely to have internet access


In Palau, approximately 36.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Hungary, about 76.1% do as of 2018.

Hungary: At a glance

Hungary is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 89,608 sq km. Hungary became a Christian kingdom in A.D. 1000 and for many centuries served as a bulwark against Ottoman Turkish expansion in Europe. The kingdom eventually became part of the polyglot Austro-Hungarian Empire, which collapsed during World War I. The country fell under communist rule following World War II. In 1956, a revolt and an announced withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact were met with a massive military intervention by Moscow. Under the leadership of Janos KADAR in 1968, Hungary began liberalizing its economy, introducing so-called "Goulash Communism." Hungary held its first multiparty elections in 1990 and initiated a free market economy. It joined NATO in 1999 and the EU five years later. In 2011, Hungary assumed the six-month rotating presidency of the EU for the first time.

How big is Hungary compared to Palau? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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