Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of Portugal, you would:
be 19.7% more likely to be obese
In Portugal, 20.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Greece, that number is 24.9% of people as of 2016.
pay a 15.0% lower top tax rate
Portugal has a top tax rate of 56.5% as of 2016. In Greece, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In Portugal, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Greece, that number is 21.5% as of 2017.
be 89.5% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Portugal, 19.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Greece, however, that number is 36.0% as of 2014.
be 62.5% less likely to die during childbirth
In Portugal, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Greece, 3.0 women do as of 2017.
be 42.3% more likely to die during infancy
In Portugal, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Greece, on the other hand, 3.7 children do as of 2020.
see 7.6 times more coastline
Portugal has a total of 1,793 km of coastline. In Greece, that number is 13,676 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, GSIS, Greece, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira.
Greece: At a glance
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