Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Spain instead of Romania, you would:
live 6.0 years longer
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Spain, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
make 56.1% more money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $38,400 as of 2017.
be 3.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Spain, that number is 17.2% as of 2017.
pay a 2.8 times higher top tax rate
Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In Spain, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 78.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 63.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Spain, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.
be 21.8% more likely to have internet access
In Romania, approximately 70.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Spain, about 86.1% do as of 2018.
spend 35.5% more on education
Romania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 22.1 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF), Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Spain: At a glance
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