Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Austria instead of Uruguay, you would:
live 3.8 years longer
In Uruguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2022. In Austria, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
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 2.4 times more money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $21,600 as of 2020, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $51,900 as of 2020.
be 51.1% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 8.8% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Austria, however, that number is 13.3% as of 2018.
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 61.0% 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 Austria, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2022.
have 25.6% fewer children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Austria, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 10.6% more on education
Uruguay spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Austria spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 10.6% more on healthcare
Uruguay spends 9.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Austria, that number is 10.4% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Dirección General Impositiva, Federal Ministry of Finance.
Austria: At a glance
How big is Austria compared to Uruguay? See an in-depth size comparison.