Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of United Kingdom, you would:
live 1.6 years longer
In United Kingdom, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Australia, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
make 13.8% more money
United Kingdom has a GDP per capita of $44,300 as of 2017, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $50,400 as of 2017.
be 27.3% more likely to be unemployed
In United Kingdom, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.
be 24.4% less likely to die during infancy
In United Kingdom, approximately 4.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2020.
see 2.1 times more coastline
United Kingdom has a total of 12,429 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Australia: At a glance
How big is Australia compared to United Kingdom? See an in-depth size comparison.