Quality of Life Comparison


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


live 5.9 years longer

In Tunisia, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 77 years for women). In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

be 25.3% less likely to be obese

In Tunisia, 26.9% of adults are obese. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people.


make 4.2 times more money

Tunisia has a GDP per capita of $11,800, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 65.4% less likely to be unemployed

In Tunisia, 15.9% of adults are unemployed. In Austria, that number is 5.5%.

be 80.6% less likely to be live below the poverty line

In Tunisia, 15.5% live below the poverty line. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0%.

spend 57.1% more on taxes

Tunisia has a top tax rate of 35.0%. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0%.


be 93.5% less likely to die during childbirth

In Tunisia, approximately 62.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Austria, 4.0 women do.

be 71.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Tunisia, approximately 12.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

have 47.8% less children

In Tunisia, there are approximately 18.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 65.6% more likely to have internet access

In Tunisia, approximately 50.9% of the population has internet access. In Austria, about 84.3% do.


spend 18.2% less on education

Tunisia spends 6.6% of its total GDP on education. Austria spends 5.4% of total GDP on education.

spend 60.0% more on healthcare

Tunisia spends 7.0% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Austria, that number is 11.2% of GDP.

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.

How big is Austria compared to Tunisia? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, La Direction Générale des Impôts, Ministère des Finances, Federal Ministry of Finance.


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