Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Uruguay, you would:
live 4.7 years longer
In Uruguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 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 2.3 times more money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $21,600 as of 2020, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $48,700 as of 2020.
be 32.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.2% as of 2019.
pay a 50.0% higher top tax rate
Uruguay has a top tax rate of 30.0% 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 Uruguay, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
be 63.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 8.3 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.
see 39.0 times more coastline
Uruguay has a total of 660 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, Dirección General Impositiva.
Australia: At a glance
How big is Australia compared to Uruguay? See an in-depth size comparison.