Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Turkmenistan, you would:
live 11.3 years longer
In Turkmenistan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2022. In Australia, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
be 55.9% more likely to be obese
In Turkmenistan, 18.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
make 3.1 times more money
Turkmenistan has a GDP per capita of $15,500 as of 2019, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
be 53.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Turkmenistan, 11.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In Australia, that number is 5.2% as of 2019.
be 92.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Turkmenistan, approximately 37.6 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 29.8% fewer children
In Turkmenistan, there are approximately 17.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Australia, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.6 times more likely to have internet access
In Turkmenistan, approximately 25.3% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Australia, about 90.0% do as of 2020.
spend 64.5% more on education
Turkmenistan spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Australia spends 5.1% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 50.0% more on healthcare
Turkmenistan spends 6.6% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Australia, that number is 9.9% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Australia: At a glance
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