Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Poland instead of Taiwan, you would:
live 2.4 years less
In Taiwan, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Poland, that number is 79 years (75 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022.
make 31.4% more money
Taiwan has a GDP per capita of $24,502 as of 2018, while in Poland, the GDP per capita is $32,200 as of 2020.
pay a 28.9% lower top tax rate
Taiwan has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Poland, the top tax rate is 32.0% as of 2016.
be 45.6% more likely to be unemployed
In Taiwan, 3.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Poland, that number is 5.4% as of 2019.
be 10.3 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Taiwan, 1.5% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Poland, however, that number is 15.4% as of 2018.
have 15.0% more children
In Taiwan, there are approximately 7.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Poland, there are 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
see 71.9% less coastline
Taiwan has a total of 1,566 km of coastline. In Poland, that number is 440 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Taxation Administration, Ministry of Finance, R.O.C., Ministry of Finance, Poland.
Poland: At a glance
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