Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Poland instead of Portugal, you would:
live 2.8 years less
In Portugal, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Poland, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
be 11.1% more likely to be obese
In Portugal, 20.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Poland, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
be 44.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Portugal, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Poland, that number is 4.9% as of 2017.
pay a 43.4% lower top tax rate
Portugal has a top tax rate of 56.5% as of 2016. In Poland, the top tax rate is 32.0% as of 2016.
be 75.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Portugal, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Poland, 2.0 women do as of 2017.
be 65.4% more likely to die during infancy
In Portugal, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Poland, on the other hand, 4.3 children do as of 2020.
see 75.5% less coastline
Portugal has a total of 1,793 km of coastline. In Poland, that number is 440 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Poland, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira.
Poland: At a glance
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