Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Austria instead of Romania, you would:
live 5.9 years longer
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 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 10.7% less likely to be obese
In Romania, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.
make 2.0 times more money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.
be 86.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Romania, 22.4% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.
be 12.2% more likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.
pay a 3.4 times higher top tax rate
Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0% as of 2016.
be 73.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 62.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 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.
have 11.8% more children
In Romania, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 24.1% more likely to have internet access
In Romania, approximately 70.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.
spend 77.4% more on education
Romania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. 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, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF), Federal Ministry of Finance.
Austria: At a glance
How big is Austria compared to Romania? See an in-depth size comparison.