Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of Portugal, you would:
make 66.6% more money
Portugal has a GDP per capita of $30,500 as of 2017, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,800 as of 2017.
be 57.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Portugal, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Germany, that number is 3.8% as of 2017.
be 12.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Portugal, 19.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Germany, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2015.
pay a 15.9% lower top tax rate
Portugal has a top tax rate of 56.5% as of 2016. In Germany, the top tax rate is 47.5% as of 2016.
be 26.9% more likely to die during infancy
In Portugal, approximately 2.6 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.
be 20.2% more likely to have internet access
In Portugal, approximately 74.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Germany, about 89.7% do as of 2018.
see 33.2% more coastline
Portugal has a total of 1,793 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt), Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira.
Germany: At a glance
How big is Germany compared to Portugal? See an in-depth size comparison.