Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Panama, you would:
live 1.9 years longer
In Panama, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Germany, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 100.0% more money
Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400 as of 2017, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,800 as of 2017.
be 36.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Panama, 6.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Germany, that number is 3.8% as of 2017.
be 27.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Panama, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Germany, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2015.
pay a 90.0% higher top tax rate
Panama has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Germany, the top tax rate is 47.5% as of 2016.
be 86.5% less likely to die during childbirth
In Panama, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 63.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Panama, approximately 9.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Germany, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.
have 49.7% fewer children
In Panama, there are approximately 17.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Germany, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 55.1% more likely to have internet access
In Panama, approximately 57.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Germany, about 89.7% do as of 2018.
spend 50.0% more on education
Panama spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2011. Germany spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt), General Directorate of Revenues, Panama.
Germany: At a glance
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