Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Tunisia, you would:
live 4.8 years longer
In Tunisia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In Ireland, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 9.2 times more money
Tunisia has a GDP per capita of $9,700 as of 2020, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $89,700 as of 2020.
be 67.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Tunisia, 15.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ireland, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 13.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Tunisia, 15.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Ireland, however, that number is 13.1% as of 2018.
pay a 37.1% higher top tax rate
Tunisia has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 88.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tunisia, approximately 43.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 70.8% 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 Ireland, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2022.
have 15.7% fewer children
In Tunisia, there are approximately 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ireland, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 27.8% more likely to have internet access
In Tunisia, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ireland, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 53.4% less on education
Tunisia spends 7.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Ireland spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 26.1% more coastline
Tunisia has a total of 1,148 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, La Direction Générale des Impôts, Ministère des Finances, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners.
Ireland: At a glance
How big is Ireland compared to Tunisia? See an in-depth size comparison.