Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany instead of United Kingdom, you would:
be 19.8% less likely to be obese
In United Kingdom, 27.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Germany, that number is 22.3% of people as of 2016.
make 22.4% more money
United Kingdom has a GDP per capita of $41,600 as of 2020, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,900 as of 2020.
be 20.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In United Kingdom, 18.6% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Germany, however, that number is 14.8% as of 2018.
be 57.1% more likely to be unemployed
In United Kingdom, 3.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 16.5% less likely to die during infancy
In United Kingdom, approximately 3.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Germany, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2022.
have 15.8% fewer children
In United Kingdom, there are approximately 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Germany, there are 9.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 14.7% more on healthcare
United Kingdom spends 10.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 11.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 80.8% less coastline
United Kingdom has a total of 12,429 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Germany: At a glance
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