Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Turkey, you would:
live 6.9 years longer
In Turkey, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In Australia, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
make 71.5% more money
Turkey has a GDP per capita of $28,400 as of 2020, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
be 62.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Turkey, 13.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Australia, that number is 5.2% as of 2019.
pay a 28.6% higher top tax rate
Turkey has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 64.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Turkey, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
be 84.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Turkey, approximately 19.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.0 children do as of 2022.
have 13.9% fewer children
In Turkey, there are approximately 14.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Australia, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 15.4% more likely to have internet access
In Turkey, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Australia, about 90.0% do as of 2020.
spend 18.6% more on education
Turkey spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Australia spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 2.3 times more on healthcare
Turkey spends 4.3% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Australia, that number is 9.9% of GDP as of 2019.
see 3.6 times more coastline
Turkey has a total of 7,200 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Revenue Administration, Government of Turkey.
Australia: At a glance
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