Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Tunisia, you would:
live 6.8 years longer
In Tunisia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In Iceland, that number is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
be 18.6% less likely to be obese
In Tunisia, 26.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Iceland, that number is 21.9% of people as of 2016.
make 5.4 times more money
Tunisia has a GDP per capita of $9,700 as of 2020, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,300 as of 2020.
be 76.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Tunisia, 15.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Iceland, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
be 42.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Tunisia, 15.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Iceland, however, that number is 8.8% as of 2017.
pay a 32.3% higher top tax rate
Tunisia has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Iceland, the top tax rate is 46.3% as of 2016.
be 90.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tunisia, approximately 43.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Iceland, 4.0 women do as of 2017.
be 86.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Tunisia, approximately 11.9 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Iceland, on the other hand, 1.6 children do as of 2022.
have 11.4% fewer children
In Tunisia, there are approximately 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Iceland, there are 13.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 37.5% more likely to have internet access
In Tunisia, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2020.
spend 22.9% more on healthcare
Tunisia spends 7.0% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Iceland, that number is 8.6% of GDP as of 2019.
see 4.3 times more coastline
Tunisia has a total of 1,148 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, La Direction Générale des Impôts, Ministère des Finances, Directorate of Internal Revenue.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to Tunisia? See an in-depth size comparison.