If you lived in Austria instead of Qatar, you would:

Health

live 2.5 years longer

In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 42.7% less likely to be obese

In Qatar, 35.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.

Economy

be 38.2% less likely to be unemployed

In Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.

make 59.7% less money

Qatar has a GDP per capita of $124,100 as of 2017, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.

Life

be 44.4% less likely to die during childbirth

In Qatar, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

be 42.1% less likely to die during infancy

In Qatar, approximately 5.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 12.0% less likely to have internet access

In Qatar, approximately 99.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 89.7% more on education

Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Austria spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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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