Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Austria instead of Pitcairn Islands, you would:

Basic Needs

be 15.7% less likely to have internet access


In Pitcairn Islands, approximately 100.0% of the population has internet access. In Austria, about 84.3% do.

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.

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

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