Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Austria instead of Uruguay, you would:
live 4.0 years longer
In Uruguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 28.0% less likely to be obese
In Uruguay, 27.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people as of 2016.
make 2.2 times more money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $22,400 as of 2017, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.
be 27.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.
be 69.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.
pay a 83.3% higher top tax rate
Uruguay has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Austria, the top tax rate is 55.0% as of 2016.
be 70.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Uruguay, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Austria, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 57.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 7.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.
have 26.4% fewer children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 28.5% more likely to have internet access
In Uruguay, approximately 68.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.
spend 12.2% more on education
Uruguay spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Austria spends 5.5% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Dirección General Impositiva, Federal Ministry of Finance.
Austria: At a glance
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