Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.8 years longer


In Panama, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women). In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

be 11.5% less likely to be obese


In Panama, 22.7% of adults are obese. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people.

Economy

make 96.5% more money


Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 87.0% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Panama, 23.0% live below the poverty line. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0%.

spend 2.2 times more on taxes


Panama has a top tax rate of 25.0%. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0%.

Life

be 95.7% less likely to die during childbirth


In Panama, approximately 94.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Austria, 4.0 women do.

be 65.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Panama, approximately 9.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

have 46.9% less children


In Panama, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 56.1% more likely to have internet access


In Panama, approximately 54.0% of the population has internet access. In Austria, about 84.3% do.

Expenditures

spend 68.8% more on education


Panama spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education. Austria spends 5.4% of total GDP on education.

spend 40.0% more on healthcare


Panama spends 8.0% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Austria, that number is 11.2% of GDP.

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.

How big is Austria compared to Panama? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Directorate of Revenues, Panama, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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