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 14.7% more money
United Kingdom has a GDP per capita of $44,300 as of 2017, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,800 as of 2017.
be 13.6% less likely to be unemployed
In United Kingdom, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Germany, that number is 3.8% as of 2017.
be 11.3% more likely to live below the poverty line
In United Kingdom, 15.0% live below the poverty line as of 2013. In Germany, however, that number is 16.7% as of 2015.
be 19.5% 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 Germany, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.
have 27.7% fewer children
In United Kingdom, there are approximately 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Germany, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 12.7% less on education
United Kingdom spends 5.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Germany spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
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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